by AMY SUAREZ on NOVEMBER 22, 2013 - 1 Comment in PEOPLE
Electrical supplies became centralised.
“Now we are at the crossroads of a Third Industrial Revolution” – said Jeremy Rifkin, 68, economist and eco-guru, whose book The Third Industrial Revolution: How Lateral Power Is Transforming Energy, the Economy, and the World
is a best seller, in interview with Handelsblatt on November 19.
Jeremy Rifkin characterised the Third Revolution as one of sustainable development for a good quality of life. He said the US was a pioneer in the first half of the third industrial revolution – the Internet.
“Then the US stopped – they have even gone backwards, using fossil fuels such as shale gas”. (more…)