Carles Pelejero
ICREA research professor at the Institute of Marine Sciences of Barcelona (ICM-CSIC) (Spain). He is the coordinator of the Catalan Government’s Marine Biogeochemistry and Global Change research group and a member of the Group of Experts on Climate Change of Catalonia. His research, which covers disciplines such as paleo-climatology, paleo-oceanography, and marine chemistry, focuses on understanding and quantifying changes in climate and the marine environment, both now and in the past.

The footprint of human activities on the planet is so profound that many scientists are already suggesting that we have entered a new geological era, the Anthropocene.