anthropogenic anthropogenic  /ˌænθrə pə ˈdʒɛ nɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to the study of the origins and development of human beings

Usage(s):

  1. Criticism of anthropogenic global warming theory by a large number of reputable scientists is given scant regard in the media.
  2. Criticism of anthropogenic global-warming theory by a large number of reputable scientists is given scant regard in the media.

News

  1. Leakage of carbon from land to rivers, lakes, estuaries and coastal regions revealed

    When carbon is emitted by human activities into the atmosphere it is generally thought that about half remains in the atmosphere and the remainder is stored in the oceans and on land. New research suggests that human activity could be increasing the movement of carbon from land to rivers, estuaries and the coastal zone indicating that large quantities of anthropogenic carbon may be hidden in ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Study reveals leakage of carbon from land to rivers, lakes, estuaries and coastal regions

    ( University of Exeter ) When carbon is emitted by human activities into the atmosphere it is generally thought that about half remains in the atmosphere and the remainder is stored in the oceans and on land. New research suggests that human activity could be increasing the movement of carbon from land to rivers, estuaries and the coastal zone indicating that large quantities of anthropogenic ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. "It is critically important to correctly identify the vector species in order to assess its contribution to malaria transmission in Amazonian localities altered by anthropogenic activities," said Jan Conn, PhD, of the Wadsworth Center of the New...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Jan Conn Source: EurekAlert (press release)

  2. "Putting whatever my views might be to one side, I am nevertheless interested in your apparent opinion that anyone who remains to be convinced that anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions are the cause of climate change is a scientific loony,"...
    on Mar 14, 2007 By: Nick Minchin Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. In a recent letter Wilson stated that he does "not believe that man-made greenhouse gas emissions are the main cause of climate change," and that such campaigns promote "anthropogenic [human-made] climate change as gospel and as you are of no...
    on Feb 9, 2009 By: Sammy Wilson Source: De Smog Blog

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