Tag Archives: Anthropocene

Working Group on the ‘Anthropocene’ (AWG): Anthropocene would become a formal part of the Geological Time Scale

LEICESTER, 31-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Working Group on the ‘Anthropocene’ (AWG), which includes University of Leicester geologists, will provide its summary of evidence and its provisional recommendations on a potential new geological time interval at the 35th International Geological Congress … Read the full press release

University of Leicester: International group of scientists suggest the key turning point for the Anthropocene happened in the mid-twentieth century

An international group of scientists has proposed a start date for the dawn of the Anthropocene – a new chapter in the Earth’s geological history. Leicester, UK, 16-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Humans are having such a marked impact on the … Read the full press release