Anthropocene puts humans centre stage in this moment in time – as the actors, the ones responsible for the mess. Photograph: Getty Images

Are we in the Anthropocene? Not officially, though it’s become a talking point over the past number of years, the idea creeping out of academia and in(...)

The world has to find a way to distribute a fairer share of wealth arising from mining activities, according to Edmund Nickless of the International Union of Geological Sciences. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

The world has to find a way to distribute a fairer share of wealth arising from mining activities, according to Edmund Nickless of the International U(...)