Anthropocene seems a more reasonable name than Holocene for this combined time span, whose most characteristic trait is the human pressure on the planet. Holocene could possibly be the first stage of the Anthropocene, the one characterized by a soft and spotty human impact on Earth.

CERTINI, G., & SCALENGHE, R. (2015). Holocene as Anthropocene. SCIENCE, 349(6245), 246-246 [10.1126/science.349.6245.246-a].

Holocene as Anthropocene

SCALENGHE, Riccardo
Conceptualization
2015

Abstract

Anthropocene seems a more reasonable name than Holocene for this combined time span, whose most characteristic trait is the human pressure on the planet. Holocene could possibly be the first stage of the Anthropocene, the one characterized by a soft and spotty human impact on Earth.
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https://www.sciencemag.org/content/349/6245/246.1.full
CERTINI, G., & SCALENGHE, R. (2015). Holocene as Anthropocene. SCIENCE, 349(6245), 246-246 [10.1126/science.349.6245.246-a].
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