Visual impressions from the first ever physical meeting of the „Anthropocene Working Group“, the scientific body examining the formalization of the Anthropocene idea as a stratigraphic unit, at Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW) Berlin October 16-19, 2014.
Jan Zalasiewicz, head of the AWG, describing at his public talk that there is enough aluminium produced by humans to wrap the US in foil and anough plastic to wrap Earth in cling film…
Day 2: Presenting the evidence to the public – room for debate
Day 2: Great cartoon
Day 2: Members of „The Anthropocene Observatory“ present their work to the AWG
How it all started, on display: The 2000 Crutzen/Stoermer publication, presenting the Anthropocene idea
Copyright for all photos: Christian Schwägerl