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Dana

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Donella (Dana) Meadows

(1941-2001)

 

The Founding Mother of Permaculture?

nominations by Stella, Brock ..

 


 

Systems Analyst, Journalist, Writer, Teacher, Farmer

Leading voice in the sustainability movement, Mac Arthur Fellow, Pew Scholar, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Honoree

 

Dr. Donella H. Meadows (Ph.D. in biophysics, Harvard University), the founder of the Sustainability Institute, was a professor at Dartmouth College, a long-time organic farmer, a journalist, and a systems analyst. She was honored both as a Pew Scholar in Conservation and Environment and as a Mac Arthur Fellow.

 

For 16 years Donella wrote a weekly column called "The Global Citizen," commenting on world events from a systems point of view. It appeared in more than twenty newspapers, won second place in the 1985 Champion-Tuck national competition for outstanding journalism in the fields of business and economics, received the Walter C. Paine Science Education Award in 1990, and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 1991.

 

Donella was the author or co-author of nine books, including:

 

The Limits to Growth (1972)

The Electronic Oracle: Computer Models and Social Decisions (1983)

The Global Citizen (1991)

Beyond the Limits (1992)

The Limits to Growth - the 30 Year Update (2004)

 

 


 

Archive

 

 

This is a public collection of the work of Donella (Dana) Meadows. Through her writing and speaking, Dana helped people understand global systems with long delays and complex feedbacks, while also inspiring many to think about individual choices in daily living.

 

Here you will find 15 years worth of essays published as the award winning weekly Global Citizen column.

 


 

In UTube

 

Down to Earth (part 1) - a lecture she gave in Oct94 about Visioning a Sustainable Future

 


 

Highlighted Articles

 

Dancing with systems

 

Places to Intervene in a System

 

 


 

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