Uninhabitable Earth

“Over the past few decades, the term “Anthropocene” has climbed out of academic discourse and into the popular imagination — a name given to the geologic era we live in now, and a way to signal that it is a new era, defined on the wall chart of deep history by human intervention. One problem with the term is that it implies a conquest of nature (and even echoes the biblical “dominion”).”1

“Maybe you know that already — there are alarming stories in the news every day, like those, last month…”2

⟶ visit article(NYT Mag)

[1,2] Annotated Edition of the article by David Wallace-Wells,
http://nymag.com/intelligencer/, 07.2017