The Anthropocene: The Human Era and How It Shapes Our Planet (Paperback)
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For more than two decades, award-winning science and environmental journalist, Christian Schw gerl has researched how humans, nature, and technology interact. According to Paul Crutzen, we are now living in a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene, a time in which human dominance of Earth's biological, chemical and geological processes is an undeniable reality, presenting us with a new role as planetary stewards.
This is a thoroughly researched, comprehensive overview of our planetary situation and outlook. Schw gerl off ers tools to create realistic solutions to our ecological crises, and shares his vision of a world that balances ecological sustainability, economic prosperity, political justice and cultural vibrancy.