Another story about global warming causing volcanoes…

“The link between climate change and volcanism is still poorly understood”

But if we can blame it on ‘carbon pollution’ we’ll speculate anyway.

Reminds me of the contortions Jo Abbas twisted herself into trying to link climate change to the Kobe earthquake.

Watts Up With That?

From the National Post Is it volcano season? From Japan to Iceland, scientists probe the reasons why there are so many eruptions lately

Eruptions caused by climate change

In recent decades, it has become apparent that the consequences of planetary ice loss might not end with rising sea levels. Evidence has been building that in the past, periods of severe loss of glaciers were followed by a significant spike in volcanic activity.

Around 19,000 years ago, glaciation was at a peak. Much of Europe and North America was under ice. Then the climate warmed, and the glaciers began to recede. The effect on the planet was generally quite favourable for humankind. But, since the mid-1970s, a number of studies have suggested that, as the ice vanished, volcanic eruptions became much more frequent. A 2009 study, for example, concluded that between 12,000 and 7,000 years ago, the global level of volcanic…

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