Humans causing climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces

Humans causing climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces

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For the first time, researchers have developed a mathematical equation to describe the impact of human activity on the earth, finding people are causing the climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces…

Read Full Article, Guardian UK (02-12-2017)

Humans are changing climate 170 times faster than nature, say researchers, CNBC UK (02-13-2017)
Research co-led by the Australian National University (ANU) claims that the actions of humans are causing the earth’s climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces…

Anthropocene Period Would Recognize Humanity’s Impact on Earth, Science Daily (07-11-2013)
The Anthropocene is the name of a proposed new geological time period that may soon enter the official Geologic Time Scale. The Anthropocene is defined by the human influence on Earth, where we have become a geological force shaping the global landscape and evolution of our planet…

The Anthropocene epoch: scientists declare dawn of human-influenced age, Guardian UK (08-29-2016)
Experts say human impact on Earth so profound that Holocene must give way to epoch defined by the radioactive elements dispersed across the planet by nuclear bomb tests, although an array of other signals, including plastic pollution, soot from power stations, concrete were now under consideration…

Human impact has pushed Earth into the Anthropocene, scientists say, Guardian UK (01-08-2016)
There is now compelling evidence to show that humanity’s impact on the Earth’s atmosphere, oceans and wildlife has pushed the world into a new geological epoch, an “Anthropocene” – ending the current Holocene which began around 12,000 years ago…

Pictures Show How Modern Life Is Altering the Natural World; National Geographic (01-11-2016)

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