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    Anthropogenic climate change as a monumental niche construction process: background and philosophical aspects
    with Telmo Pievani and Stefano Caserini
    Biology and Philosophy 35 (4): 1-20. 2020.
    Climate change has historically been an evolutionary determinant for our species, affecting both hominin evolutionary innovations and extinction rates, and the early waves of migration and expansion outside Africa. Today Homo sapiens has turned itself into a major geological force, able to cause a biodiversity crisis comparable to previous mass extinction events, shaping the Earth surface and impacting biogeochemical cycles and the climate at a global level. We argue that anthropogenically-drive…Read more