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Metropolises are the Best ‘golden spike’ of the Anthropocene
  • Famin Liu
Famin Liu
Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources, Chinese Academy of Sciences,

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I propose that metropolises are the best ‘golden spike’ for the Anthropocene. Based on six selection principles with three ideas, I have identified seven metropolises in seven countries as sites for the Anthropocene’s ‘golden spike’ symbols and museums. I hope that the United Nations will artificially design and build identical Anthropocene’s ‘golden spike’ and museums in these seven metropolises as permanent stratigraphic markers of the Anthropocene.