Turning 21 in the Anthropocene

June 22, 2015

On Earth Day Eve 2015, Nate Hagens presented Turning 21 in the Anthropocene: An Invitation for Young People to Participate in their Future at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Dr. Hagens’ talk was co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education and the UW-Stevens Point Office of Sustainability.

Nate Hagens

Nate Hagens

Nate Hagens is the Director of The Institute for the Study of Energy & Our Future (ISEOF) an organization focused on educating and preparing society for the coming cultural transition. Allied with leading ecologists, energy experts, politicians and systems thinkers ISEOF assembles road-maps and off-ramps for how human societies can adapt to lower throughput lifestyles. Nate holds a Masters Degree in Finance with Honors from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in Natural Resources from the University of Vermont. He teaches an Honors course, Reality 101, at the University of Minnesota.

Tags: Anthropocene, biodiversity loss, climate change, economic contraction, Resource Depletion, sixth great extinction