Where is Our Civilisation Heading? | Adrian Atkinson | TEDxViennaSalon

Where is Our Civilisation Heading? | Adrian Atkinson | TEDxViennaSalon

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With the end of growth and the onset of decline, progress and wealth will take on new meanings and leave us wondering what life is all about.

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Born in Britain and raised in Switzerland, Adrian has worked and lectured in over 50 countries on all continents. As an urban strategist, he works primarily with local authorities and environmental NGOs. Over time he co-founded a number of organizations involved in planning and environmental management and/or campaigning and thence in developing methods in Local Economic Development. For many years he taught graduate students at University College London and between 2003 and 2008 was appointed Professor in Berlin’s Technical University. Although well-past retirement age, he continues teaching and writing books and journal articles.

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