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A Global Challenge

Buckminster Fuller Institute, 2040 Alameda Padre Serra #224, Santa Barbara, CA 93103

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Energy is Vital to Our Quality of Life

"Energy for Planet Earth," Scientific American Special Issue, September, 1990

World Population: 5.8 Billion and Growing

World Game Institute, 3215 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Income Distribution Varies Greatly

Human Development Report, United Nations Development Program, 1992

Energy Use is Rapidly Increasing

"Energy for Tomorrow's World - the Realities, the Real Options and the Agenda for Achievement," World Energy Council, Madrid Conference Report, September 1992

Pollution from Non-renewable Energy Sources

(a) "The State of the Earth Atlas," edited by Joni Seager, Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1990

(b) "GAIA, An Atlas of Planet Management," edited by Norman Myers, Anchor Press/Doubleday and Company, 1984

Climate Change Report, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), 1992

Untapped Renewable Energy Resources Abound

"Renewable Energy: Sources for Fuel and Electricity," T. Johansson, H. Kelly, A. Reddy, R. Williams, Island Press, 1993

A Solution to Global Problems

(a) "Critical Path," Buckminster Fuller, St. Martin's Press, 1981

(b) "Present Limits To Very Long Distance Transmission Systems," L. Paris, G. Zini, N. deFranco, A. Vian, M. Valtorta, G. Manzoni, A. Invernizzi, International Conference on Large High-Voltage Electric Systems (CIGRE) Report 37-12, 1984

Energy Needs Vary with Time

"Advanced Electric Power Transmission Technologies," S. Frontin, A. Mosse, H. Porangaba, Energy Systems, Environment and Development, United Nations Center for Science and Technology for Development, 1991

World Peace Through World Trade

(a)"Megatrends," John Naisbitt, Warner Books, 1982

(b) United Nations Environmental Program, Noel Brown, 1992


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