23 Dec '11, 10am

2011: The Year in Sustainability

2011: The Year in Sustainability

In the midst of all this climate instability, there was also political instability, much of it moving in the direction of more democratic society. The Arab Spring, as it came to be known, ushered in a wave of pro-democracy protests. These protests, organized largely by young people, through the use of social media, led to the fall of autocratic governments across North Africa including, Tunisia, Bahrain, Egypt, and Libya. There were riots in Britain and the birth of the Occupy movement in the US which later spread to Europe and all around the world decrying to drastic inequities in our current economic system. These events reflect a broad movement towards what Jeremy Rifkin calls, “lateral power.” Rifkin’s thesis, which he expounds in his recent book The Third Industrial Revolution , is that a new communication and energy infrastructure (internet and renewables) will usher...

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