Triggering a Climate Change Dominated “Anthropocene”: Is It Common among Exocivilizations?

@article{Savitch2021TriggeringAC,
  title={Triggering a Climate Change Dominated “Anthropocene”: Is It Common among Exocivilizations?},
  author={Ethan Savitch and Adam Frank and Jonathan Carroll-Nellenback and Jacob Haqq‐Misra and Axel Kleidon and Marina Alberti},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
  year={2021},
  volume={162}
}
We seek to model the coupled evolution of a civilization and its host planet through the era when energy harvesting by the civilization drives the planet into new and adverse climate states. In this way, we ask if triggering “Anthropocenes” of the kind humanity is experiencing might be a generic feature of planet−civilization evolution. This question has direct consequences for both the study of astrobiology and the sustainability of human civilization. Furthermore, if Anthropocenes prove fatal… 
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