The Holocene expired

Enter the Anthropocene: a human epoch.

Miguel Adrover
7 min readJul 5, 2020


Collage by Miguel Adrover.

I am here when cities are gone.
I am here before the cities come.
I nourished the lonely men on horses.
I will keep the laughing men who ride iron.

Carl Sandburg [1]

We owe Anthropocene to Paul Crutzen, winner of the Nobel Prize.
He believes that —