Smoke Break #950: The “Anthropocene” Is A New Geological Epoch Dominated By People

Welcome to the Anthropocene is “a 3-minute journey through the last 250 years of our history, from the start of the Industrial Revolution to the Rio+20 Summit.” Tracing roads, shipping lanes, railways and flightpaths, it charts “the growth of humanity into a global force on an equivalent scale to major geological processes.” Gnarl.

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