The Anthropocene: New Geological Epoch?

Scientists have suggested that due to the amount of carbon emitted into the atmosphere  as well as the changes in sediment are calling for a new geological epoch as a result of human production.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/anthropocene-paper-1.3393823

As a follow up, this article explores the criteria used to assigned a new epoch.

http://theconversation.com/enough-anthropocene-nonsense-we-already-know-the-world-is-in-crisis-43082

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