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The Effect of Volcanoes on our Climate

The Effect of Volcanoes on our Climate

Fewer natural spectacles are more awesome or more terrifying that the eruption of a volcano. A volcano can shatter mountains, destroy islands and kill thousands of people. But a volcano can have a more subtle effect on it’s surroundings. Since before the dawn of recorded history, these elevated time bombs have been spewing gases and...
The Unlikely Culprit Behind Climate Change

The Unlikely Culprit Behind Climate Change

For millions of years, mankind has feared Volcanoes for the immense power and destruction that results from a volcanic eruption. The citizens of Pompeii thought that gods dwelt in the mountain of Vesuvius and that volcanic activity was actually the result of the gods being displeased with the people, but even they could not have...
How Volcanic Eruptions Contribute To Climate Change

How Volcanic Eruptions Contribute To Climate Change

Volcanoes are openings or craters on a planet’s surface, which shoot out magma, ash and gases that are stored below the surface. Over 75% of the volcanoes on Earth are found in an area around the Pacific Ocean where tectonic plates meet. This area is known as The Ring of Fire. Volcanoes don’t all look...