Alejandro Cearreta
Professor of the Department of Geology at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) and associate researcher at the Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) (Spain). He holds a PhD in Geology from the University of Exeter (UK) and is Director of the Department of Geology at the UPV/EHU. He is currently head of the PhD programme in Quaternary: Environmental Change and Human Change at the UPV/EHU, and member of the Anthropocene Working Group (International Commission on Stratigraphy).

Some alterations associated with this new Anthropocene climate system are already irreversible and exceed the natural variability of the last few thousand years.