The Anthropocene
Language: en
Pages: 378
Authors: David R. Butler
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-22 - Publisher: Routledge

This book is devoted to the Anthropocene, the period of unprecedented human impacts on Earth’s environmental systems, and illustrates how Geographers envision the concept of the Anthropocene. This edited volume illustrates that geographers have a diverse perspective on what the Anthropocene is and represents. The chapters also show that geographers
The Anthropocene
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Eva Horn, Hannes Bergthaller
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-11 - Publisher: Routledge

The Anthropocene is a concept which challenges the foundations of humanities scholarship as it is traditionally understood. It calls not only for closer engagement with the natural sciences but also for a synthetic approach bringing together insights from the various subdisciplines in the humanities and social sciences which have addressed
The Anthropocene in Global Media
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Leslie Sklair
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-23 - Publisher: Routledge

This book offers the first systematic study of how the ‘Anthropocene’ is reported in mass media globally, drawing parallels between the use (or misuse) of the term and the media’s attitude towards the associated issues of climate change and global warming. Identifying the potential dangers of the Anthropocene provides a
Global Environmental Constitutionalism in the Anthropocene
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Louis J Kotzé
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-22 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

There is persuasive evidence suggesting we are on the brink of human-induced ecological disaster that could change life on Earth as we know it. There is also a general consensus among scientists about the pace and extent of global ecological decay, including a realisation that humans are central to causing
Facing the Anthropocene
Language: en
Pages: 277
Authors: Ian Angus
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07 - Publisher: NYU Press

Science tells us that a new and dangerous stage in planetary evolution has begun—the Anthropocene, a time of rising temperatures, extreme weather, rising oceans, and mass species extinctions. Humanity faces not just more pollution or warmer weather, but a crisis of the Earth System. If business as usual continues, this