Jeremy Rifkin is the bestselling author of twenty-one books on the impacts of scientific and technological changes on the economy, workforce, society, and environment.Mr. Rifkin’s vision of a sustainable, post-carbon economic era has been endorsed by the European Union and the United Nations and embraced by world leaders including Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, President François Hollande of France, and Premier Li Keqiang of China. He currently advises the European Union, European Commission, the European Parliament, and several EU and Asian heads of state. Mr. Rifkin is the principal architect of the European Union’s Third Industrial Revolution (TIR) long-term economic sustainability plan to address the triple challenge of the global economic crisis, energy security, and climate change.
If we are to put people back to work, curtail climate change, and save civilization from ruin, we will need a compelling new economic vision for the world and a pragmatic game plan to implement it. — Jeremy Rifkin, “The Third Industrial Revolution”
Jeremy Rifkin is the President of the TIR Consulting Group LLC, and founder and president of The Foundation on Economic Trends (www.foet.org) in Bethesda, MD. Mr. Rifkin holds a degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a degree in international affairs from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Check out Mr. Rifkin’s TED Talk.
Jeremy’s Most Recent Books:
- The Zero Marginal Cost Society (2014)
- The Third Industrial Revolution (2013)
- The Empathic Civilization (2009)
- The European Dream (2005)
- The Hydrogen Economy (2003)
- The Age of Access (2001)
- The Biotech Century (1999)