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“The destruction of biodiversity has opened an era of pandemics”

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Human activities are leaving a deep imprint in the geological layers. With the Covid-19 pandemic, we are entering a new era, warns economist Benjamin Coriat, that of the Anthropocene, or rather of the “capitalocene”, as he suggests, marked by climate change and health risks to global scale. Professor of the universities in Paris-XIII and member of the collective of the Terrified Economists, he publishes “The anthropocene and the common good” with the editions Les bonds qui libéré.

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