RR1: Are we currently entering a new epoch? (And we don't even know it??)

first of all, Earth's epochs are time periods usually defined by the state of earth's climate/atmosphere and evidence in the rock layers. The previous epoch we were in was the Holocene epoch, and scientists believe we are already entering the "New man" or Anthropocene epoch several million years earlier than we should be... 

Basically, this is at the fault of no other than us, the human race, after all we have been the dominant cause of warming for the past 60 years. (2) "The Anthropocene defines Earth's most recent geologic time period as being human-influenced, or anthropogenic, based on overwhelming global evidence that atmospheric, geologic, hydrologic, biospheric and other earth system processes are now altered by humans." (1) so finally, Earth is responding to human activity, such as "changes in erosion and sediment transport associated with a variety of anthropogenic processes, including colonisation, agriculture, urbanisation and global warming." (3)

The biggest cause of global warming and climates change is greenhouse gasses. Where are all these greenhouse gasses coming from you may ask? Some would think, oh its from factory buildings and car pollution and airplanes and stuff like that... no. Animal agriculture is responsible for 18% of greenhouse gas emissions. The second cause is transport exhaust, at 13%. (4) -I'll get further into this in my next round... 

1. http://www.anthropocene.info

2. https://www.beforetheflood.com/explore/the-crisis/


3. http://quaternary.stratigraphy...groups/anthropocene/

4. http://www.cowspiracy.com/facts/

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