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The Oceania Chapter of the System Dynamics Society Webinar Series.
Earth for All – A Survival Guide for Humanity
Presenter: Prof. Jørgen Randers. Professor Emeritus, Climate Strategy, BI Norwegian Business School. Author and lead modeller for the Club of Rome’s ‘Earth for All’ project
Abstract: Published by the Club of Rome in 1972, five decades ago, The Limits to Growth shocked the world by showing that population and industrial growth were pushing humanity towards a cliff. Today the world recognizes that we are now at the cliff edge: Earth has crossed multiple planetary boundaries while widespread inequality is causing deep instabilities in societies. There seems to be no way out.
Earth For All is both an antidote to despair and a road map to a better future. Using powerful state-of-the-art computer modeling to explore policies likely to deliver the most good for the majority of people, a leading group of scientists and economists from around the world present five extraordinary turnarounds to achieve prosperity for all within planetary limits in a single generation. Coverage includes:
The webinar will be delivered in the format of: