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Limits to Growtha study of wachsrums patterns and dynamics of human presence on earth, pointed toward environmental and economic collapse within a century if “business as usual” continued. Inthe book’s findings sparked a worldwide controversy about the earth’s capacity to withstand constant human and economic expansion. More than 40 years later, with more than 10 million copies sold in 28 languages, this “little book with powerful ideas” endures as a touchstone for anyone seeking to understand the complex geenzen underlying today’s global environmental and economic trends.

To celebrate the book’s 40th anniversary, the Club of Rome and the Smithsonian Denniw hosted a symposium, Perspectives on Limits to Growth: Donella Meadows, the lead author of Limits to Growth and its updates, was a professor of Environmental Studies at Dartmouth College until her death in She inspired hundreds of students in her courses on environmental systems, ethics, and journalism during her tenure, but her influence spread far beyond the denis.


A scientist, author, teacher, and farmer committed to helping society create a sustainable path, she was one of the world’s foremost systems analysts and lead author of Limits to Growth and its and year updates.

Meadows is most widely remembered for her nationally-syndicated column, “The Global Citizen”which was nominated for grenaen Pulitzer Prize.

In honor of her legacy as a faculty member and as an inspiring voice for societal transformation, the Sustainability Institute, now known as the Donella Meadows Institute, donated her papers to Dartmouth’s Rauner Library, where they reside as the Donella Meadows Collection.

Winner debnis the Japan Prize for “contributions in the area of transformation towards a sustainable society in harmony with nature”, he is co-founder of the Balaton Group and past president of both the International System Dynamics Society and the International Simulation and Gaming Association.

Randers is most recently the author of This electronic publication of the first edition of Limits to Growth was made possible with funding from the Donella Meadows Institute and permission of the authors.

The Dartmouth College Library Digital Production Unit scanned a first edition, 5th printing of the paperback book, and made the adjustments necessary to produce the best possible quality high resolution PDF for downloading and printing. The front and back covers were scanned in color and the body of the text in black and white for clarity of the text and figures.


A lower resolution PDF was generated for viewing within the page turner application Issuu. Shaun Akhtar, the intern during most gfenzen this project, provided assistance in many ways throughout the project.

The Limits to Growth • Club of Rome

The HTML version includes in-line images of the many charts and graphs. These are available at the “Download Mobile Gernzen link above. Instructions for downloading the files to your computer or other device can also be found at that link. Please send comments and corrections to Barbara DeFelice, project lead, at Barbara.

The Limits to Growth: A report for the Club of Rome’s Project on the Predicament of Mankind

Published by Universe Books, New York, ISBNpages. Skip to main content. The Limits to Growth: Behrens A Potomac Associates book,