Eduard Pestel Quote

Our world model was built specifically to investigate five major trends of global concern – accelerating industrialization, rapid population growth, widespread malnutrition, depletion of nonrenewable resources, and a deteriorating environment. The model we have constructed is, like every model, imperfect, oversimplified, and unfinished... Our conclusions are : (1.) If the present growth trends in world population, industrialization, pollution, food production, and resource depletion continue unchanged, the limits to growth on this planet will be reached sometime within the next one hundred years. The most probable result will be a rather sudden and uncontrollable decline in both population and industrial capacity...


The Limits to Growth. Abstract established by Eduard Pestel. A Report to The Club of Rome (1972), by Donella H. Meadows, Dennis l. Meadows, Jorgen Randers, William W. Behrens III.


Our world model was built specifically to investigate five major trends of global concern – accelerating industrialization, rapid population...

Our world model was built specifically to investigate five major trends of global concern – accelerating industrialization, rapid population...

Our world model was built specifically to investigate five major trends of global concern – accelerating industrialization, rapid population...

Our world model was built specifically to investigate five major trends of global concern – accelerating industrialization, rapid population...