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Why recognizing the Anthropocene Age doesn’t matter

You’ve probably heard that we’re living in the Anthropocene, a new geological epoch in which human activity is the dominant geological process. If you’ve been attentive to discussion surrounding the Anthropocene, you probably also know that the Anthropocene Working Group, a panel of scientists tasked to make a recommendation as to whether geologists should formally recognize the Anthropocene, voted just a few months ago to recommend recognizing the new epoch. The post Why recognizing the Anthropocene Age doesn’t matter appeared first on OUPblog.         Related StoriesWhy there is a moral duty to voteHow to address the enigmas of everyday lifePhilosopher of the Month – A 2019 [More]

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