Jeremy Rifkin is a topnotch thinker. Previously, I had thought about a worldwide Green New Deal as low skill work to plant trees and protect the existing forests. It is that plus much more.
He sees a transformation that takes us away from our addiction to fossil fuel. We have had transformation in prior periods, from hunter gatherers to farmers, from farming to the industrial revolution. Now we will have the post-fossil fuel era that is as profound as the first two.
Much presented here is over my head. I invite you to read an excerpt free provided by Mr. Amazon.
The Green New Deal: Why the Fossil Fuel Civilization Will Collapse by 2028, and the Bold Economic Plan to Save Life on Earth
The Green New Deal: Why the Fossil Fuel Civilization Will Collapse by 20…An urgent plan to confront climate change, transform the American economy, and create a green post-fossil fuel c…