About the Author

Christian Schwägerl is an award-winning journalist who has written for national media in his home country of Germany  since 1988, covering politics, science, the economy and cultural affairs. He began writing about global environmental policy in 1995 while covering the first UN climate conference in Berlin, and subsequently worked for several prestigious publications there, reporting on the environment, agricultural development and politics internationally. He has directed a Master Class on the future of science journalism at the Robert Bosch Foundation. Since 2012 Schwägerl has helped initiate two major cultural endeavors around the Anthropocene in Germany: The Anthropocene Project, at the federally-funded House of World Cultures in Berlin, and a special exhibition at the German Technology Museum in Munich, serving as an external curator. He is the author of three books in German, the most recent being The Analog Revolution: When Technology Becomes Alive and Nature Fuses with the Internet (Random House: Riemann Verlag, September 2014). Schwägerl lives in Berlin, where he loves being out in nature with his two children, practicing yoga, bird-watching, and cycling.

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Author Christian Schwägerl’s bio page on Synergetic Press website.