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The club of rome is an international think tank that includes a collection of scientists, entrepreneurs, civil servants, and former heads of state who contribute their collective experiences to foster a better understanding of diverse issues facing the globe. The group grew out of an April 1968 meeting of a similarly diverse collection of people from across the globe convened by Dr. Aurelio Peccei, an Italian industrialist, at the Accademia dei Lincei in Rome. Initial meetings for the Club of Rome culminated in the decision to study and offer policy alternatives on a varying array of problems, including poverty, environmental degradation, demographic issues, and urban expansion, to name a few. The Club of Rome considered conventional analyses to fall short of offering more complete ...

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