Have we have entered the Anthropocene – the planetary era that is dominated by the environmental impacts of human activity?
Ironically, the scientists deciding this important question seem to have overlooked the fact that their own deliberations are dominated by white Northern male opinion.
The Anthropocene is at risk of becoming the Manthropocene (and – come to mention it – the Northropocene, too).
What’s wrong with that? Read my full article on The Guardian’s Comment Is Free site.