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“An essential read”: London Green Left Blog reviews Facing the Anthropocene


Facing the Anthropocene: Fossil Capitalism and the Crisis of the Earth System
280 pp, $19 pbk, ISBN 9781583676097
By Ian Angus

Reviewed by Allan Todd

“The term ‘Anthropocene’ refers to the start of a new geological epoch which, according to most leading Earth System scientists, has now replaced the Holocene. It means geological strata deposits will now be, for the first time, massively dominated by those of recent human origin – especially the release of carbon and other greenhouse gases as a consequence of increased burning of fossil fuels – as opposed to those due to natural changes….”

Read the review at the London Green Left Blog

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