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August 31, 2016

Worldwide Wednesday: The Anthropocene

When you use it that way, “anthro” sounds downright nasty. That’s because the newly declared Anthropocene is an epoch of terrible extinctions and toxic, radioactive and erosion pollutants – not to mention melting ice caps or monster storms.

In its report to the International Geological Congress, the Anthropocene Working Group made the case that overwhelming evidence proves the earth entered a new geological epoch around 1950.… Read the rest