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The third industrial revolution : how lateral power is inspiring a generation and transforming the world

Author: Jeremy Rifkin
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
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Argues that In just a few years, millions of buildings and even cities will become energy self-sufficient, signaling the end of our reliance on fossil fuels. This transformation is already underway in Europe, where author Jeremy Rifkin serves as EU advisor on a project that will revolutionize the continent's energy supply, with Asia to follow. We even see shades of it in Texas, Colorado, and California, where  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Rifkin
ISBN: 9780230115217 0230115217
OCLC Number: 751794879
Description: 291 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: PART ONE: The third industrial revolution --
The real economic crisis everyone missed --
A new narrative --
Turning theory to practice PART TWO: Lateral power --
Distributed capitalism --
Beyond right and left --
From globalization to continentalization PART THREE: The collaborative age --
Retiring Adam Smith --
A classroom makeover --
Morphing from the industrial to the collaborative era.
Responsibility: Jeremy Rifkin.

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The Third Industrial Revolution is an insider's account of the next great economic era, including a look into the personalities and players -- heads of state, global CEOs, social entrepreneurs, and  Read more...

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'With the European Union already on board, this is a big idea with backbone.' - Nature 'As so much is going on around the world, it is time for a thinker like Rifkin to rise again. Rifkin is a master Read more...

 
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