Ernst Ulrich von Weizsacker

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Ernst von Weizsäcker "is Dean of the Donald Bren School for Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara. A former member of the German Bundestag (1998-2006), Dr. von Weizsäcker was also currently Chairman of Environment Committee of the German Bundestag. Formerly Professor of Biology and President of the University of Kassel, Dr. von Weizsäcker has served as Director of the United Nations Centre on Science and Technology, the Institute for European Environmental Policy and, from 1991-2000, of the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy. He has been a member of the Club of Rome since 1992. His book, "Factor Four: Doubling Wealth, Halving Resource Use," has been translated into twelve languages." [1]

Married to Christine von Weizsacker.


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  1. Science and Policy Advisory Council, Global Footprint Network, accessed April 24, 2008.
  2. Club of Rome Executive Committee, organizational web page, accessed April 12, 2012.
  3. Honorary Councillors, World Future Council, accessed January 5, 2009.
  4. Directors, The Other Economic Summit, accessed March 3, 2009.