"The concept Anthropocene not only describes changes in the geological layers of the planet. It also refers to the multiple crises that have radically altered our living conditions, from climate change to biodiversity loss to ocean littering. It is about understanding the highly worrying interactions between humans and the Earth system (...)."
Jürgen Renn, Director of Dept. I, gives an interview to Die Zeit about the soon-to-be Max Planck Institute for Geoanthropology. As the Director, Renn aims to answer the question of how humans influence the earth and our environment.