2052: scenari globali per i prossimi quarant’anni by Jorgen Randers, G. Bologna

By Jorgen Randers, G. Bologna

1972: su incarico del membership di Roma, un gruppo di studiosi dell’MIT pubblica I Limiti dello sviluppo, che prefigura gli effetti della crescita della popolazione, dei consumi e dell’inquinamento su un pianeta fisicamente limitato. Dopo decenni di critiche feroci, ormai si ammette che le conclusioni di quello studio erano corrette.

2012: Jorgen Randers, uno dei coautori di I limiti dello sviluppo, fa il punto su quanto è successo e prova a delineare il futuro globale da qui al 2052. Vivremo sempre più nelle città, saremo più connessi e creativi, e dovremo trovare nuovi modi in keeping with gestire le tensioni dovute alle diseguaglianze crescenti. Probabilmente l. a. popolazione non crescerà quanto previsto, con una riduzione degli impatti sulla biosfera, ma le rinnovabili non riusciranno a rimpiazzare i combustibili fossili in pace in line with eliminare del tutto los angeles possibilità di un riscaldamento climatico catastrofico... Nessun settore è escluso, e Randers ci mette a disposizione una guida according to interpretare e gestire le turbolenze dei prossimi quarant’anni.

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In an Environmental Product Profile (EPP) the environmental aspects of materials and products are described in order to facilitate the communication of such information between producers and consumers. At the Montreal Conference of the UN, it was agreed to impose a global ban on CFCs. Agreements on VOCs (volatile organic compounds) and persistent organic compounds are now in preparation. 3. 7. Conclusions This last introductory chapter has presented two approaches to environmental problems which are both used in Parts II and III of this study.

This may result in more recycling and reuse of discarded products. Since the 1980s some voluntary agreements have been made, for example the French 'Eco-emballage' for packaging, and the Dutch 'packaging covenant' (Brisson, 1993). g. collection and recycling of packaging waste. 6). Social regulation: information and education Information and education given or supported by the government are mostly designed to change the behaviour of consumers and producers. A requirement is that the information provided is not controversial.

Collection and recycling of packaging waste. 6). Social regulation: information and education Information and education given or supported by the government are mostly designed to change the behaviour of consumers and producers. A requirement is that the information provided is not controversial. An example is 'ecolabelling' that allows consumers and users to choose a product on the basis of information supplied about the environmental aspects of a product (Oosterhuis et al. , 1996). Products that fulfil a range of requirements are given a label.

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