Posts Tagged ‘Dennis Meadows’

Setting Down Roots: Dennis Meadows on the Founding and Mission of Balaton

Posted by Kindle Loomis, Published: September 24th, 2012

Working with their Hungarian colleagues, scientists Donella and Dennis Meadows organized the first meeting of the Balaton Group in Csopak, Hungary, in 1982. Donella died unexpectedly in 2001, and Dennis relinquished all his responsibilities for organizing and financing the group after its 25th annual meeting in 2006. But he remains a steadfast participant in its meetings and a keen observer [...]

Last Call: A Documentary Film About The Limits to Growth

Posted by Kindle Loomis, Published: September 20th, 2012

By Sarah Parkinson

“There are physical limits to growth which, given current trends, are very likely to be encountered even within the lifetime of our children…The most likely outcome of running into these limits if we continue to ignore them is that we’ll overshoot those limits and collapse…Every year we delay decreases our ultimate options.”   –Dennis Meadows, 1972   While this warning has been [...]

Reflection on Dana

Posted by Kindle Loomis, Published: April 22nd, 2001

By Dennis Meadows ~University of New Hampshire Faculty~ I have had over two months to accept the reality of Dana’s passing; I have not managed it yet. I have had two months to find appropriate words to share on this day who all those who have gathered in her memory. I have not managed to do that either. There is just too [...]

Balaton Memoriam for Dana

Posted by Kindle Loomis, Published: April 1st, 2001

The Balaton Groups Memoriam for Dana includes tributes from Joan Davis, Alan AtKisson, Aromar Revi, Hal Hamilton, Diana Wright, Betty Miller, Bert de Vries, Wim Hafkamp, James F. Hornig, Andrew Jones, Vicki Robin, Csaba Csake, Seth J. Itzkan, Dennis Meadows, and more. Click here to download the Balaton Group’s Memoriam for Dana.

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

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