SSO 102.17 : Welcome to the Anthropocene
The Anthropocene is that time during which humans
have made a lasting impact on
Since the discovery of agriculture, we humans
have been running a largely uncontrolled experiment that involves the future
of humanity and perhaps the future inhabitability of Earth.
In this seminar we shall examine the
results of this on-going experiment, discuss consequences for
the future of humanity, and consider possible solutions.
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