Jeremy Rifkin in Freiburg, 8. März, 18.00

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Internationaler Umweltkonvent in Freiburg: zwei öffentliche Abendveranstaltungen am 8. und 9. März 2012 zum Thema Rio+20:

1) Jeremy Rifkin spricht am 8. März 2012 um 18:00 Uhr in der Aula der Universität, Kollegiengebäude I zum Thema „On the Way to Rio+20 – What can we learn from the German Model“. 2) 65 internationale Umweltpreisträger diskutieren ihre Anforderungen an Rio+20 am 9. März 2012 um 19:30 Uhr im Konzerthaus Freiburg.

Jeremy Rifkin, weltbekannter US-amerikanischer Soziologe, Ökonom und Publizist schreibt Bücher zu den Auswirkungen des wissenschaftlichen und technischen Wandels auf Arbeitswelt, Wirtschaft, Gesellschaft und Umwelt. Darunter unter anderem den New York Times-Bestseller “The Third Industrial Revolution, How Lateral Power is Transforming Energy, the Economy, and the World”. Rifkin spricht am Donnerstag Abend,8.3.2012, in Freiburg zum Thema: “Rio+20: What Can We Learn from the German Model – Leading the Way to a Third Industrial Revolution and a Sustainable Post Carbon Society” in der Aula der Universität Freiburg, Kollegiengebäude I. Der Eintritt ist kostenlos.

Die 65 internationalen Umweltpreisträger aus 38 Nationen, Teilnehmer des Ersten Konvents internationaler Umweltpreisträger in Freiburg formulieren ihre Anforderungen an Rio+20 am Freitag, 9. März 2012 um 19:30 Uhr im Konzerthaus Freiburg. Die Konventteilnehmer sind Preisträgerinnen und Preisträger renommierter internationaler Umweltpreise, unter anderem des Alternativen Nobelpreises. Monika Griefahn, Gründungsmitglied von Greenpeace Deutschland und frühere Umweltministerin in Niedersachsen wird in den Abend einführen. Diskutieren Sie mit internationalen Vordenkern und Pionieren! Der Eintritt ist ebenfalls kostenlos.

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Jeremy Rifkin

Jeremy Rifkin is president of the Foundation on Economic Trends and the bestselling author of nineteen 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 five languages and are used in hundreds of universities, corporations and government agencies around the world. His most recent books includeThe Third Industrial Revolution, The Empathic Civilization, The Hydrogen Economy, The European Dream, The End of Work, The Age of Access, and The Biotech Century.

Jeremy Rifkin has been an advisor to the European Union for the past decade. Mr. Rifkin advised the government of Spain during its presidency of the European Union (January 1st – June 30, 2010). Mr. Rifkin also served as an adviser to President Nicolas Sarkozy of France, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, Prime Minister Jose Socrates of Portugal, and Prime Minister Janez Janša of Slovenia, during their respective European Council Presidencies, on issues related to the economy, climate change, and energy security. He currently advises the European Commission, the European Parliament, and several EU heads of state, including Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany and Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez.

Mr. Rifkin is the principle architect of the European Union’s Third Industrial Revolution long-term economic sustainability plan to address the triple challenge of the global economic crisis, energy security, and climate change. The Third Industrial Revolution was formally endorsed by the European Parliament in 2007 and is now being implemented by various agencies within the European Commission as well as in the 27 member-states.

Mr. Rifkin is also the founder and chairperson of the Third Industrial Revolution Global CEO Business Roundtable, comprised of 100 of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, construction companies, architectural firms, real estate companies, IT companies, power and utility companies, and transport and logistics companies. Mr. Rifkin’s global economic development team is the largest of its kind in the world and is working with cities, regions, and national governments to develop master plans to transition their economies into post-carbon Third Industrial Revolution infrastructures.

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