Tag Archives: Anthropocene

Special Issue on Perspectives on Climate Change

From European Journal of Social Theory A broad consensus prevails today among science communities that we have entered an era known as ‘the Anthropocene’. Over the past two centuries in particular, humanity has dramatically altered the Earth’s atmosphere and natural … Continue reading

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The Great Acceleration: The Start of the Anthropocene

From The Anthropocene Review  The ‘Great Acceleration’ graphs, created by Will Steffen, originally published in 2004 to show socio-economic and Earth System trends from 1750 to 2000, have now been updated to 2010. This new article is an update and … Continue reading

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Energy and Society

From Theory, Culture & Society Following the birth of fossil fuels in the late 18th century there has been a shift for them now to have systemic dysfunctional consequences. The articles in this issue examine how Energy indeed is the … Continue reading

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