The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP)  Human Development Report 2020 titled, “The Next Frontier: Human Development and the Anthropocene” brings a new dimension in explaining and analyzing the state of the planet and the relationship between human development and the cost it entails for the planet. According to the report, the human race is exiting the ‘Holocene,’ the span of which was some 12,000 years, and which defines human civilization as of now. On the other hand, according to scientists, human civilization is now entering the ‘Anthropocene,’ a proposed geological epoch dating from the commencement of significant human impact on Earth’s geology and ecosystems, including, but not limited to, anthropogenic climate change in which humans are a dominating force shaping the planet.[1]

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