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Entering the Anthropocene: Has humankind already fallen over the edge?

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Speaker: Tony Juniper

A new geological era has been declared: the Anthropecene. It is characterised by the pervasive impact of a single species – Homo sapiens. Tony Juniper asks, does the new era mark the demise of the civilisations that created it?

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Professor Charles Kennel will act as a discussant.

17:15 – 18:30 – lecture 18:30 – 19:00 – drinks reception

This event is free but booking in advance is essential:


Lecture theatre capacity: 140 seats Live relay to seminar room: 60 seats

Ticket holders are seated on a first come first served basis until the lecture theatre has reached capacity, then guests will be directed to the overflow room.

This talk is part of the Just on the Edge series.

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