Close It Looks Like We Have Been Polluting The Earth For The Last 2,000 Years A study published in the journal GeoHealth challenges the idea that the Industrial Revolution was the start of Earth's environmental breakdown. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland). WCNC 9:37 PM. EDT June 13, 2017 TRENDING VIDEOS Popular Charlotte barber among latest homicide victims Flight from Charlotte to London turns around Alligator spotted at NC beach Man found shot to death in east Charlotte SC Gov. addressing Myrtle Beach violence Coconut oil isn't "healthy," but don't toss it yet Double homicide under investigating Security experts warn against phone scammers Tropical Storm Cindy hits Gulf Coast Baseball player killed on Father's Day More Stories As Cindy makes landfall, Carolinas forecast still unsettled Jun 20, 2017, 10:32 a.m. Popular Charlotte barber among latest homicide victims Jun 21, 2017, 5:21 p.m. Sons infected with E. coli at petting zoo, family says Jun 21, 2017, 8:50 p.m.