With his personal seasons’ greetings, Jacques Grinevald wish us a better, happy and healthy, New Year 2022 (A.D./C.E.).
My seasons’ greetings are not just in line with the tradition (in the Gregorian calendar of the Christian Era renamed Common Era), it is also, and more sincerely, a good opportunity in our hazardous hard times of global pandemic and many other disasters, to think, or rethink, to “the existential challenges of the Anthropocene” (Thomas, Williams, Zalasiewicz, 2020, chap. 8).
I would like to take advantage of this winter break (in the northern hemisphere) of the end of year holidays to express my deep gratitude to colleagues and good friends, particularly within the Anthropocene Working Group (AWG), thanks to whom we continue to learn a lot and ask essential and difficult questions that are, at least in my mind, not completely solved. Continue reading