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Centre on Climate Change & Planetary Health

"Welcome to the human planet - and a new era of public health. These are the first years of a new epoch: the Anthropocene. It marks the moment when, after two centuries of sustained growth, human civilisation has taken over as the dominant force on Earth. Our footprint has outstripped nature’s, our outputs outweigh the planet’s biomass, and the impact of our activity is now fundamentally disrupting the world’s climate and ecosystems."

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