Jørgen Randers (born 22 May 1945) is a Norwegian academic, professor of climate strategy at the BI Norwegian Business School, and practitioner in the field of future studies. He is one of the authors of the seminal work The Limits to Growth.
Life and career
From 1981 to 1989 he served as president of the BI Norwegian Business School, and from 1994 to 1999 as deputy director general of the World Wildlife Fund International in Switzerland. He also serves on the board of Tomra in Norway, British Telecom in England and The Dow Chemical Company in USA.
In the year 2005-06 he led the Norwegian Commission on Low Emissions, which "presented a report demonstrating how Norway could reduce her greenhouse gas emissions by ⅔ by 2050". Randers is currently (2008) professor of climate strategy at the BI Norwegian Business School.
- 1972. The Limits to Growth with Donella H. Meadows and Dennis L. Meadows.
- 1980. Elements of the System Dynamics Methods. Edited by Jørgen Randers. MIT Press, Cambridge (Massachusetts), ISBN 0-262180928.
- 1992. Beyond the Limits with Donella H. Meadows and Dennis L. Meadows.
- 2012. 2052 - A Global Forecast for the Next Forty Years. Chelsea Green Publications, White River Junction, Vermont, ISBN 978-1-603584678.
|| President of the BI Norwegian Business School