All Articles on Anthropocene

Lady Liberty getting arrested. "Being 'good'—kind and honest with those we touch directly—is admirable and desirable, but we need more," writes the author. "It's time to elevate another virtue: courage." (Democracy Spring - April 2016) Views
The Opposite of Evil Is No Longer Goodness
My point is simple. It's now time to focus on courage.
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Three Questions to Lead Us Away from Self-Extinction
Transformation begins with clarity on the nature of the choice that confronts our species.
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Humans Less Than 1% of Life on Earth, But Have Destroyed Half of Its Plants, More Than 80% of All Mammals
"It is pretty staggering," said the lead researcher of the new study
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Anthropocene Working Group honorary chair Colin Waters says "the geological reality of the Anthropocene is now clear." (Photo: NASA) News
Humans Have Messed With Earth So Much, Formal 'Anthropocene' Classification Needed: Scientists
From climate change to invasive species to changes in the planets fundamental chemical cycles, the markers indicating profound change make clear Holocene is over.
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Anthropocene Math in the Age of Trump: Humans Are Running Out of Time to Save the Climate
Industrialized societies are changing the climate 170 times faster than natural forces
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Degrowth Is Punk as Fuck
We’re not trying to sound nice. Take your positivity and shove it.
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Absent Radical System Change, World Faces Two-Thirds Wildlife Loss by 2020
'We are at a decisive moment in time when we can seize the solutions to steer our food, energy, and finance systems in a more sustainable direction'
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Humans Are Overfishing the Oceans Into 'Unprecedented' Mass Extinction
"If this pattern goes unchecked, the future oceans would lack many of the largest species in today's oceans"
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Reflections on the Anthropocene
“However these debates will unfold, the Anthropocene represents a new phase in the history of both humankind and of the Earth, when natural forces and human forces became intertwined, so that the fate of one determines the fate of the other. Geologically, this is a remarkable episode in the history...
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World is Warming at Rate 'Unprecedented' for 1,000 Years
'People who think this is over are viewing the world through rose-tinted spectacles. This is a chronic problem for society for the next 100 years'
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