Co-Chair, International Resource Panel, Co-President of the Club of Rome.
Born 1939, Living in Emmendingen, Germany, Husband of Christine von Weizsäcker, President of Ecoropa.
1972 Professor of Biology, Essen University, 1975 President, Kassel University, 1981 Director at UN Centre for Science and Technology for Development, New York, 1984 Director, Institute for European Environmental Policy, 1991 Founding President, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, Energy. 1998-2005 Member of Parliament, Germany, and Chair of the Bundestag Environment Committee. 2006-2008 Dean, Bren School for Environmental Science and Management, UC Santa Barbara, California. English books: 1992 Ecological Tax Reform. 1994 Earth Politics. 1997 Factor Four (w/ A & H Lovins). 2005 Limits to Privatization (w/ O. Young & M. Finger). 2010, Factor Five (w/ K. Hargroves et al). Factor Four, Limits to Privatization, and Factor Five were Reports to the Club of Rome.