Climate change could wake up Canada’s dormant volcanoes

From The CBC HT/BW  

Stacking Up Volcanoes

  Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [See Update at end] As readers of my posts know, I’ve held for many years that there are a variety of emergent phenomena that…

When Eruptions Don’t

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Inspired by Richard Keen’s interesting WUWT post on using eclipses to determine the clarity of the atmosphere, I went to the website of the Hawaiian Mauna…

The effect of volcanoes on climate and climate on volcanoes

by Javier The effect of volcanoes on climate The relationship between volcanoes and climate is a very complex one. From reading the media one gets the impression that they are…

"Volcanologists warn world is unprepared for next major eruption"… And?

Guest pondering by David Middleton NEWS 06 MARCH 2018 Volcanologists warn world is unprepared for next major eruption A big blast could hobble global trade, communications and financial systems. Alexandra…

Yellowstone Eruption: More Quickly, not Sooner

Arrgh. Three days ago, a New York Times article reported: Yellowstone’s last supereruption occurred 631,000 years ago. And it’s not the planet’s only buried supervolcano. Scientists suspect that a supereruption…

Evidence of Recent Volcanic Eruptions Under the Western Antarctic Ice Sheet

Guest post by David Middleton The discovery of volcanoes under the Antarctic ice sheet may be old news, but now we have evidence that at least some of them have…

NASA's Secret Plan to Save Earth From Super-Volcanoes… Seriously?

Guest post by David Middleton I didn’t realize this was “Apocalypse Week”…. Apocalypse Week Volcano Geology Nasa’s ambitious plan to save Earth from a supervolcano  With an eruption brewing, it…

Geologists warn us about dangerous volcanoes. Will we spend pennies for warnings?

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: While we obsess about climate change and debate if we live in the Anthropocene, we prepare poorly or not at all…

End-Permian Extinction Due to Contact Metamorphism?

David Middleton Here’s a novel take on the Siberian Traps and the End-Permian extinction: Geology Massive underground magma pulse caused the world’s largest mass-extinction The end-Permian wiped out almost all…