THE EMPATHIC CIVILIZATION': RETHINKING HUMAN NATURE IN THE BIOSPHERE ERA

by Miryam Muller in ,


Jeremy Rifkin is president of the Foundation on Economic Trends and the author of seventeen bestselling books on the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the workforce, society, and the environment. His books have been translated into more than thirty languages and are used in thousands of universities, corporations and government agencies around the world. In his most recent books The Empathic Civilization,The Hydrogen EconomyThe European DreamThe End of WorkThe Age of Access, and The Biotech Century Rifkin explains that we are at a seminal turning point in human history and that the coming decades could well determine our future survival on earth.

In this video below Rifkin talks about the current state of climate change and offers insights on how a distributed energy system will reduce our dependency on fossil fuels.

If you only watch one video today, let this be it.

http://youtu.be/m9wM-p8wTq4