“Our Shrinking Planet”– 69 Years Ago a New Epoch May Have Begun on Earth

 

Global Warming

 

“Not so long ago,” writes Robinson Meyer in The Atlantic, “the very nature of planet Earth suffered a devastating rupture. The break was sudden, global, and irreversible. It happened in the year 1950. Mick Jagger, Meryl Streep, and Caitlyn Jenner were all born before this crack in time. Vladimir Putin, Liam Neeson, and Mr. T were all born after it.”

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