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The Futures of Europe
The Futures of Europe
Edited by Wayland Kennet
Cambridge University Press, 1976, 242 pp

In 1974, the then Commissioner of the EEC, Ralf Dahrendorf, suggested the need for a systematic effort at forecasting likely developments in leading fields facing the Community - a project that came to be known as "Europe plus Thirty." A team of experts was assembled, and this book is the first fruit, analyzing the nature of forecasting and the type of forecasts needed, from climate to defense, education to environment. A lively beginning.