Nature no longer exists apart from humanity. The world we will inhabit is the one we have made. Geologists call this epoch the Anthropocene, Age of Humans. The facts of the Anthropocene are scientific — emissions, pollens, extinctions — but its shape and meaning are questions for politics. Jedediah Purdy develops a politics for this post-natural world.
Source: After Nature — Jedediah Purdy | Harvard University Press