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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On the one hand: A third thing worth noting about the title: The issue is the first part of volumeor issue no. On the other hand: Crutzen does write about climate change and about ice layers, but there will be nothing about rocks or about fossils in his words. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: 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.

Geology of mankind

That suggests the possibility of a fascinating counter-factual. What would it be? The paper concludes with an estimation of how useful it is to adhere to sustainability in ocean affairs especially in view of the complexity, uncertainty and continuous change of marine ecosystems.


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. The main text runs to words, in six paragraphs and thirty sentences.

A law of nature? The Discursive Constitution of Ocean Sustainability.

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

If 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?

And would it still be getting cited once a day in the scholarly literature come ? This site uses cookies.

Advances in Applied SociologyVol. Scientific Research An Academic Publisher. All this goes with the form in mmankind Crutzen was writing. 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.

A state of the physical world produced by the human species collectively.

There have been eighteen new citations already this month. The second is not. It takes up gellogy page, page 23, of the January 3, issue of Nature.


By continuing to use this crutzn, you agree to their use. The article shows that the use of such signifiers is necessary to define sustainability in all its complexity.

Geology of mankind.

Two of the positions that Crutzen takes there have become famous, or in some circles notorious, among writers on the Anthropocene. The Twilight of Mankind: Revisiting the J-Curve for Japan. 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. Humans seen geologically, with all the strange effects of scale, distancing, and ghostliness that that must entail.

Geology of mankind.

The earth subordinated to humanity. 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 mankinr maritime-related affairs. Progress of computer potential of mankind as the basis for a new model of the universe.