Field Notes From A Catastrophe

Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408833360
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Chapter. 10. Man. in. the. Anthropocene. A few years ago, in an essay in Nature,
the Nobel Prize–winning Dutch chemist Paul Crutzen coined a term. No longer,
he wrote, should we think of ourselves as living in the Holocene. Instead, an
epoch unlike any of those which preceded it had begun. This new age was
defined by one creature—man—who had become so dominant that he was
capable of altering the planet on a geological scale. Crutzen dubbed this age the
Anthropocene.

The Extended Self

Author: Chris Abel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 1526114291
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Elizabeth Kolbert writes: 'This new age was defined by one creature – man – who
had become so dominant that he was capable of altering the planet on a
geological scale. Crutzen dubbed this age the “Anthropocene”.' Elizabeth Kolbert
, Field Notes From a Catastrophe (London: Bloomsbury, 2006), 181. For further
discussions and references on the subject of climate change and its effects see
Chapter 10. 4 David Sloan Wilson, whose own work in applying evolutionary
theory to ...

Gaia S Revenge

Author: P. H. Liotta
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Churchill — uttered when his nation had entered its darkest hour, and its very fate
imperiled — we may have well reached "the end of the beginning" in the
transition from the Anthropocene to the "Gaiacene. ... are available at: http://www.
ipcc.ch/. 6. Extracted from Elizabeth Kolbert, Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man
, Nature, and Climate Change (New York: Bloomsbury, 2006), pp. 10-11. As
Kolbert notes, Charmey was the first meteorologist (in the 1940s) to suggest that
numerical ...

The Sixth Extinction

Author: Elizabeth Kolbert
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 0805099794
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Through these stories, Kolbert provides a moving account of the disappearances occurring all around us and traces the evolution of extinction as concept, from its first articulation by Georges Cuvier in revolutionary Paris up through the ...

D Rtme

Author: Richard H. Thaler
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Hayali Cemaatler

Author: Benedict Richard O'Gorman Anderson
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