Over the past few decades, Europe’s strong economic growth model has delivered prosperity to hundreds of millions of Europeans. Today, Europe, like most advanced nations, has been severely hit by the recent (2008-09) economic downturn and we now acknowledge that European society is facing major economic, environmental and social challenges, such as an ageing population, high unemployment, soaring national debts and decreasing availability of the natural resources that we rely on to make our daily lives comfortable, convenient and safe.

The progress dilemma
The progress dilemma
 
The European dilemma
The European dilemma
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