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anthropogenic
That which is made, or generated, by a human or caused by human activity.

The term is used in the context of global climate change to refer to gaseous emissions that are the result of human activities, as well as other potentially climate-altering activities; such as, deforestation.

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anthropogenic (adjective), more anthropogenic, most anthropogenic
1. Pertaining to something that is produced by the presence or activities of people: In many cases, anthropogenic contributions indicate that twentieth-century greenhouse gas emissions increase the risk of floods occurring in various parts of the earth.
2. Relating to the origin and development of human beings.
Word Entries at Word Info containing the term: “anthropogenic
anthropogenic emissions (pl) (noun) (plural used as a singulsr)
Describing conditions or phenomena in nature that occur mainly or entirely because of human influences; such as, acid rain.
anthropogenic heat (s) (noun), anthropogenic heats (pl)
The high temperature generated by humans or by their activities; such as, the heating and cooling of buildings, the operation of machinery, appliances, and transportation vehicles; as well as, various industrial and manufacturing processes.