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Prof. Ugo Bardi
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, UniversitÓ di Firenze
c/o Dipartimento di Chimica - Polo Scientifico di Sesto Fiorentino
Via Della Lastruccia 3 - 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Fi) - Italy
Tel/fax +39055 457-3118/20


Ugo Bardi is the author of "EXTRACTED: how the quest for mineral wealth is plundering the planet."

He is a member of the Department of Earth Sciences of the University of Florence, where he teaches physical chemistry. He is active in research in subjects such as mineral resources, renewable energy, system dynamics applied to economics and more. He is member of the Club of Rome, of the scientific committee of the ASPO association for the study of peak oil, and of the scientific committee of the "Climalteranti" group active on climate change. Founder and former president of the Italian section of ASPO. He is chief editor of Frontiers in Energy Systems and Policy . His articles have appeared on "The Oil Drum," "Energy Bulletin", "Financial Sense on line" and on Cassandra's Legacy

Ugo Bardi's curriculum vitae and personal notes 



 Blogs:

Cassandra's Legacy 

Effetto Cassandra   (in Italian)

The Frog that Jumped out   



Recent books:

EXTRACTED: how the quest for mineral wealth is plundering the planet. (Chelsea Green, 2014)

The Limits to Growth Revisited (Springer, 2011) 

La Terra Svuotata (Editori Riuniti, 2011 - in Italian)

Der Geplunderte Planet (Oekom, 2012 - in German)


Other pages by Ugo Bardi

The page of the Chimera myth

A page on Archery

Ugo Bardi's page on ancient florentine cuisine

A collection of Scientific Humour

A page on Soviet Humour


 Page last updated June 2012