The Donella Meadows Project

Molly's Interview with Dana

Summer Intern Molly Ryan imagines meeting Dana and asking her important questions on life choices and sustainability.

A Visual Approach to Leverage Points

We teamed up with award-winning illustrator David Macaulay and systems educator Linda Booth Sweeney to communicate Dana's classic "Leverage Points" article in an accessible visual language.

Limits to Growth Online

Thanks to a partnership with Dartmouth's Rauner Library, the entire 1972 Limits to Growth study is now freely available online!


Kylie's Recommended Reading Our intern Kylie curated a collection of her favorite timeless, under-the-radar Dana wisdom. More            CBD


Dennis Meadows on the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Limits to Growth Richard Heinberg- Only rarely does a book truly change the world. In the nineteenth century, such a book was Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Sp... More


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About The Donella Meadows Project

The mission of the Donella Meadows Project is to preserve Donella (Dana) H. Meadows’s legacy as an inspiring leader, scholar, writer, and teacher; to manage the intellectual property rights related to Dana’s published work; to provide and maintain a comprehensive and easily accessible archive of her work online, including articles, columns, and letters; to develop new resources and programs that apply her ideas to current issues and make them available to an ever-larger network of students, practitioners, and leaders in social change.  Read More