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 roadmaps and off-ramps for how human societies can adapt to lower throughput lifestyles.

Nate holds a master’s 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.

The Great Simplification

Journal Article

The Great Simplification will be the era of the 21st century where we unwind a lot of the complexity built into our system over the last century of fossil fuel addiction. It doesn’t have to be a disaster, but it’s going to mean a different sort of existence. VIDEOS | INTERVIEW