Published 1978 – Beyond the Age of Waste discusses the results of the study conducted by the Club of Rome, which tackles the issues of the depletion of resources and its implication for the world in general.
The opening chapter is an introduction that covers the history and cites several events relevant in tackling the issues that this book covers. Chapter 2 covers energy, including demands, sources, and implication of energy problems. The third chapter is about materials, encompassing the supply, life cycle, and technology. Chapter 4 discusses issues about food, which includes production, agricultural resources, and commodities. Chapter 5 covers climate, while chapter 6 discusses some global considerations. The last chapter deals with science, technology, and institutional implications.
This book will be of great interest to readers who are concerned with the possibility of resource crisis.