Did the Anthropocene begin with the nuclear age?

Humans are having such a marked impact on the Earth that they are changing its geology, creating new and distinctive strata that will persist far into the future. This is the idea behind the Anthropocene, a new epoch in Earth history. But if the Anthropocene is to be a geological epoch – when should it begin? Scientists have now identified July 16, 1945 as key time boundary in Earth history. —> Read More Here


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