Open main menu

The Third Industrial Revolution

The Third Industrial Revolution; How Lateral Power is Transforming Energy, the Economy, and the World is a book by Jeremy Rifkin published in 2011. The premise of the book is that fundamental economic change occurs when new communication technologies converge with new energy regimes, mainly, renewable electricity.[1]

The Third Industrial Revolution =
The Third Industrial Revolution Book Cover.jpg
Author Jeremy Rifkin
Language English
Subject Energy, Economics, Sharing economy
Genre Non-fiction
Publisher Palgrave MacMillan
Publication date
2011
Media type Print (hardcover)
Pages 270
ISBN 978-0230341975
OCLC ss

The Sharing economy is also explored as a crucial element of the Third Industrial Revolution.

Contents

ReceptionEdit

The book has been on the New York Times Best Seller List[2] and has been translated into 19 languages[citation needed]. By 2013, 400,000 copies were in print in China alone.[citation needed] Rifkin has been interviewed on NPR.[3][4]

DocumentaryEdit

In 2017 a documentary based on the book was released by Vice Media starring Jeremy Rifkin.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jeremy Rifkin, Nicolas Easley. "Jeremy Rifkin and The Third Industrial Revolution Home Page". thethirdindustrialrevolution.com.
  2. ^ "NY Times Best Seller List". NY Times. Retrieved October 23, 2011.
  3. ^ "Innovation Hub - Great Minds, Great Conversations - Recent Entries". Innovation Hub - WGBH.org Blogs.
  4. ^ "Innovation Hub - Great Minds, Great Conversations - Power to the People". Innovation Hub - WGBH.org Blogs.

External linksEdit