Now's the time! 3 years to save The World - by Jean-Marc Jancovici et Alain Grandjean[Reading report] by Maëlle Bouquet

2012-07-20

Maëlle Bouquet graduated from ESCP-Europe in 2012 and was part of the "Alternative Management" third year program in HEC in 2011-2012.

We can not continue on our current rate of growth that leads us to an imminent energy and climate crisis coupled with an economic crisis. The authors, after criticizing the current political and economic system, offer a range of measures to break the deadlock.


Quote article  Maëlle Bouquet, « Now's the time! 3 years to save The World - by Jean-Marc Jancovici et Alain Grandjean », 20 july 2012, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Reading report]
http://appli6.hec.fr/amo/Articles/Entry/Item/257.sls

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