Santa María Volcano is an active volcano in the western highlands of Guatemala

Ben Santer tries to explain ‘the pause’ in global warming

Add it to the list of over 50 excuses for the pause from climate science now on record…this time its small volcanoes. Small volcanic eruptions partly explain ‘warming hiatus’ From DOE/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory: The “warming hiatus” that has occurred over the last 15 years has been partly caused by small volcanic eruptions. Scientists have…

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Get Laki, Get Unlaki

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Well, we haven’t had a game of “Spot The Volcano” in a while, so I thought I’d take a look at what is likely the earliest volcanic eruption for which we have actual temperature records. This was the eruption of the Icelandic volcano Laki in June of 1783. It is claimed to…

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Another story about global warming causing volcanoes…

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…

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Laki caused 1783 – could Iceland’s Bardarbunga Volcano trigger another ‘Year Without a Summer’?

Eric Worrall writes: The British and Icelandic MET offices are expressing concern about the possible effect on the climate, of a potentially enormous volcanic eruption in Iceland. According to The Express, a UK daily newspaper; “BRITAIN could freeze in YEARS of super-cold winters and miserable summers if the  erupts, experts have warned. Britain could face…