Points to greater focus on economic rather than social development.
Link to article
 
 
"Resource constraints: sharing a finite world. Implications of limits to growth"
This new report covers the consequences of Limits to Growth.  Interesting review of evidence base with 4 scenarios.  Regular updating and communications would be welcome.
 
 
The report notes that that recent CO2 emissons are above the "higher emissions scenario" so called SRES A2. See:
http://ncadac.globalchange.gov/



 
 
Link: Medium-Term Coal Market Report 2012 Factsheet
Europe's coal renaissance judged to be shortlived, with renewables growth, retirement of coal plant and more balanced energy prices resulting in less coal consumption.