Climate change could wake up Canada’s dormant volcanoes

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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…

"New study challenges prevailing theory about how deep-sea vents are colonized"… And hydrothermal oil!

Guest post by David Middleton   July 24, 2017 New study challenges prevailing theory about how deep-sea vents are colonized An article just published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society…

Claim: Global Warming will Impede Volcanic Cooling

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research claims that global warming will impede the ability of volcanoes to push sulphur compounds into the…

Volcanic Legends Keep Erupting

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Once again, Anthony has highlighted a paper claiming that volcanoes have great power over the global temperature. Indeed, they go so far as to say:  From…

Volcanoes and Sunspots

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I keep reading how sunspots are supposed to affect volcanoes. In the comments to my last post, Tides, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes, someone approvingly quoted a volcano…

Tides, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [Graphs updated to include error bars] Inspired by the paper by the charmingly-named Maya Tolstoy discussed here on WUWT, I decided to see if tidal forces…

Catastrophic Anthropogenic Vulcanology

Josh writes: Following the hilarious post on how Climate Change now causes volcanoes to erupt “everywhere”, Josh opines, “What next, anthropogenic sunshine?” Cartoons by Josh  

Volcanoes Once Again, Again

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [also, see update at the end of the post] Anthony recently highlighted a couple of new papers claiming to explain the current plateau in global warming.…

Volcanoes and Drought In Asia

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach There’s a recent study in AGU Atmospheres entitled “Proxy evidence for China’s monsoon precipitation response to volcanic aerosols over the past seven centuries”, by Zhou…

Uh oh: Study says 'collapsing' Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica melting from geothermal heat, not 'climate change' effects

Remember the wailing from Suzanne Goldenberg over the “collapse” of the Thwaites glacier blaming man-made CO2 effects and the smackdown given to the claim on WUWT? Well, never mind. From…

Eruptions and Ocean Heat Content

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I was out trolling for science the other day at the AGW Observer site. It’s a great place, they list lots and lots of science…

Volcanoes Erupt Again

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I see that Susan Solomon and her climate police have rounded up the usual suspects, which in this case are volcanic eruptions, in their desperation…

The Eruption Over the IPCC AR5

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In the leaked version of the upcoming United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (UN IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) Chapter 1, we find the…

Stacked Volcanoes Falsify Models

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Well, this has been a circuitous journey. I started out to research volcanoes. First I got distracted by the question of model sensitivity, as I…

Study: plate tectonics modulates volcanic activity, which in turn modulates climate forcings

From Rice University comes this study that tries to equate an analog circuit component onto a climate forcing component. It is an interesting approach. The idea that plate tectonics serves…