"The Third Industrial Revolution: A Framework for a Sustainable Energy Future"
"The Third Industrial Revolution: the convergence of the digital Communication Internet, the Renewable Energy Internet, and the Mobility and Logistics Internet, riding atop an Internet of Things platform, creating a seamless 21st century smart infrastructure for transforming the way society “manages,” “powers,” and “moves” economic and social activity in the era of resilience. In this enlightening presentation, Rifkin presents a new vision of a Smart Third Industrial Revolution that can take the world into a sustainable ecological civilization and a more equitable global economy over the next several decades."
Jeremy Rifkin has been an advisor to the leadership of the European Union since 2000 - as well as the European Parliament, and numerous EU heads of state, including Germany's Angela Merkel. He also advised the leadership of the Peoples Republic of China. Furthermore Jeremy Rifkin’s New York Times bestselling book, ‘The Third Industrial Revolution’, provided the blueprint for the economic transition to a post-carbon ecological society across the European Union.