Ian Angus: Will climate chaos reign in the Anthropocene?

To judge by many accounts of climate change, the twenty-first century will gradually become a warmer, stormier, and less biodiverse version of the twentieth. There’s an unspoken assumption that the Anthropocene will be less pleasant than the Holocene, but not fundamentally different, and that the transition will be smooth… But some authors emphasize that the actual experience could be very different… Many Earth System scientists argue that abrupt environmental change isn’t just possible, but virtually certain:

http://climateandcapitalism.com/2015/07/01/will-climate-chaos-reign-in-the-anthropocene-2/

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