After Anthropocene, The Runacene?

Massive blue ground ice exposure on the north shore of Herschel Island, Yukon, Canada.

What do we call next climate epoch, the one after the Anthropocene? The one where feedbacks in the climate system outperform our capacity to mitigate climate change. The Runaway-feedback-someting-cene? The Runacene?The epoch we live in today, the Anthropocene, is characterised by human interaction on a scale that profoundly alters climate and life on earth. As … Read more

Will Steffen. Anthropocene, Great acceleration and Feedbacks

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 48:12 — 88.2MB) | EmbedPrenumerera på Martin Hedbergs podcast Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreThis weeks episode is an interview with Will Steffen. He an Australian Earth system scientist and he knows a lot about things like the biosphere, glacial cycles, ocean acidification, fossil … Read more

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