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