Anthropogenic



caused or produced by humans:
anthropogenic air pollution.
Contemporary Examples

Over 900 peer-reviewed scientific articles have adduced evidence that anthropogenic climate change is real.
Extreme Weather? Blame the End Times Jay Michaelson November 27, 2014

The overwhelming evidence points to the reality of anthropogenic global warming.
The Ridiculous Global-Warming Freakout Tunku Varadarajan November 15, 2010

Bjorn, what do you think of the American “conservative” politicians who deny that anthropogenic warming exists?
The Ridiculous Global-Warming Freakout Tunku Varadarajan November 15, 2010

Only 27 percent accept the scientific consensus that anthropogenic climate change is real.
Extreme Weather? Blame the End Times Jay Michaelson November 27, 2014

adjective
relating to anthropogenesis
created by people or caused by human activity: anthropogenic pollution
adj.

1889, from anthropogeny + -ic.
anthropogenic
(ān’thrə-pə-jěn’ĭk)
Caused or influenced by humans. Anthropogenic carbon dioxide is that portion of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere that is produced directly by human activities, such as the burning of fossil fuels, rather than by such processes as respiration and decay.

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