The text was first published as: Paul J. Crutzen: Geology of mankind—The Anthropocene. Nature, , The permission to republish. As I write, Paul Crutzen’s “Geology of mankind” has citations on Google Scholar. There have been eighteen new citations already this. em>Paul J. Crutzen assesses the environmental impact of humans during the past three centuries and argues that a daunting task lies.

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Suppose you were asked to prepare your own introduction to the Anthropocene, for absolute beginners, — words long, with a single-digit list of further reading, a picture in the bottom left corner and a thirty-word pull quote in the top right.

Advances in Applied SociologyVol. Scientific Research An Academic Publisher. There have been eighteen new citations already this month.

On Terra Incognita: Crutzen’s “Geology of mankind” (part 1) – Made Ground

A law of nature? That suggests the possibility of a fascinating counter-factual. What would it be? Two of the positions that Crutzen takes there have become famous, or in some circles crutzenn, among writers on the Anthropocene. Geologu the title was in fact chosen by an anonymous sub-editor rather than by Crutzen himself, and if that editor had happened to make a different choice, how differently might the debate about the Anthropocene epoch subsequently have developed?


To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: It takes up one page, page 23, of the January 3, issue of Nature. A state of the physical world produced by the human species collectively.

On Terra Incognita: Crutzen’s “Geology of mankind” (part 1)

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The issue is the first part of volumeor issue no. All this goes with the form in which Crutzen was writing. The paper concludes with an estimation of how useful it is to adhere to sustainability in ocean affairs especially in view of the complexity, crutaen and continuous change of marine ecosystems.

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Revisiting the J-Curve for Japan. The Twilight of Mankind: The article shows that the use of such signifiers is necessary to define sustainability manknd all its complexity. On the other hand: The earth subordinated to humanity.

Geology of mankind

This site uses cookies. The Discursive Constitution of Ocean Sustainability. A third thing worth noting about the title: In contrast to the old geology, in which humankind was only an observer, this is a new geology of which we are also the producers.


As part of a search for political responses to protect and conserve marine ecosystems, this study explores the discourse on ocean affairs with a special emphasis on the articulation of the concept of sustainability.

Progress of computer potential of mankind as the basis for a new model of the universe. Humans seen geologically, with all the strange effects of scale, distancing, and ghostliness that that must entail.

Geology of mankind.

On the one hand: It helps to explain the practice of institutions in rephrasing existing objectives and activities in compliance with sustainability without really changing their business as usual approach. Crutzen does write about climate change and about geoloogy layers, but there will be nothing about rocks or about fossils in his words.

Crutxen main text runs to words, in six paragraphs and thirty sentences. Drawing on the discourse theory of Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe, it is argued that post structuralism offers important insights on the construction of the discourse on maritime-related affairs.