As Volcanoes Erupt Worldwide, Scientists Say Climate is Changing Expectations

As Volcanoes Erupt Worldwide, Scientists Say Climate is Changing Expectations

By Amy Lupica, ODP Staff Writer   Thirty years ago, Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines erupted, creating a layer of global haze 30 kilometers above the earth’s surface. The result: global temperatures cooled by as much as 0.5 degrees Celsius. Now, five volcanos are erupting worldwide, but experts say they’ll play into a feedback loop caused by climate […]

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Relief Efforts on St. Vincent Undermined By Ongoing Volcanic Activity

Relief Efforts on St. Vincent Undermined By Ongoing Volcanic Activity

The Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent has been experiencing a massive power outage after its largest volcano erupted last Friday, forcing widespread evacuations for the island’s 100,000 citizens. As NBC News reported, La Soufriere’s eruption — its first large one since 1979 — transformed the island’s lush towns and villages into gloomy, gray versions […]

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