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GlobalBiz: Club of Rome: Not Built in One Day 25 June 11

June 24th, 2011

Episode 108 of 631 episodes

In this week's Global Business, Peter Day is in St. Gallen, Switzerland where he hears from Dr. Eberhard Von Koerber, co-president of The Club of Rome. Established in 1968 this group of professionals from science, politics and industry, published their report 'The Limits to Growth', commissioned form a group of experts at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which expressed their concerns over short term thinking in international affairs and unbridled consumption of the worlds' natural resources. 'Limits to Growth' predicted that in the foreseeable future, some vital raw materials would start running out. Producer: Julie Ball Editor: Stephen Chilcott

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