What is the Anthropocene - and Why Is It Relevant for International Law?

Yearbook of International Environmental Law, Vol 25, No 1, 2015, pp. 3-23.

The article explores the evolution of the Anthropocene concept and its current status in geology, provides an overview of the various contexts for the Anthropocene, as well as the signals of the Anthropocene - and thereupon relates this to international law relevance of the Anthropocene.