Special Issue "40th Anniversary of 'The Limits to Growth'"

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A special issue of Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2012)

Special Issue Editors

Managing Editor
Dr. Shu-Kun Lin
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland
Website: http://www.mdpi.org/lin/
E-Mail: lin@mdpi.com
Phone: +41 79 322 33 79
Interests: Gibbs paradox; entropy; symmetry; similarity; diversity; information theory; thermodynamics; process irreversibility or spontaneity; stability; nature of the chemical processes; molecular recognition; open access journals

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Jørgen Randers
Norwegian Business School BI, 0442 Oslo, Norway
Website: http://www.climatestrategy.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=12&Itemid=26
E-Mail: jorgen.randers@bi.no
Phone: +47 92 24 06 87
Interests: futures research; sustainable development; climate strategy; system dynamics

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

In 1972, a book entitled “The Limits to Growth“ raised awareness of our planet’s limited resources and the challenges caused by continuous population growth. On the 40th anniversary of this renowned book, Sustainability is dedicating a special issue to this important piece of literature. This special issue aims at revisiting and analyzing the limits to growth of contemporary societies and the current status of resource consumption.

Dr. Shu-Kun Lin
Managing Editor

Prof. Dr. Jørgen Randers
Guest Editor

Keywords

  • limits to growth
  • finite resources
  • consumption
  • population growth

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Sustainability 2013, 5(9), 3640-3664; doi:10.3390/su5093640
Received: 2 July 2013; in revised form: 2 August 2013 / Accepted: 12 August 2013 / Published: 26 August 2013
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p. 2129-2151
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Sustainability 2013, 5(5), 2129-2151; doi:10.3390/su5052129
Received: 29 March 2013; in revised form: 19 April 2013 / Accepted: 2 May 2013 / Published: 10 May 2013
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p. 1141-1160
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Sustainability 2013, 5(3), 1141-1160; doi:10.3390/su5031141
Received: 8 December 2012; in revised form: 20 February 2013 / Accepted: 8 March 2013 / Published: 19 March 2013
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p. 896-911
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Sustainability 2013, 5(3), 896-911; doi:10.3390/su5030896
Received: 10 December 2012; in revised form: 31 January 2013 / Accepted: 8 February 2013 / Published: 4 March 2013
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p. 440-455
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Sustainability 2013, 5(2), 440-455; doi:10.3390/su5020440
Received: 27 November 2012; in revised form: 17 January 2013 / Accepted: 22 January 2013 / Published: 31 January 2013
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Sustainability 2013, 5(2), 432-439; doi:10.3390/su5020432
Received: 30 November 2012; in revised form: 21 January 2013 / Accepted: 22 January 2013 / Published: 30 January 2013
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