The terrifying mathematics of the Anthropocene

By Owen Gaffney and Will Steffen, February, 2017 Here are some surprising facts about humans’ effect on planet Earth. We have made enough concrete to create an exact replica of Earth 2mm thick. We have produced enough plastic to wrap Earth in clingfilm. We

The Banality of Ethics in the Anthropocene

CLIVE HAMILTONJuly, 2015 Among the great crimes of the 20th century the most enduring will surely prove to be human disruption of the Earth’s climate. The effects of human-induced climate change are apparent now and will become severe this century, but the