Terrawatch: how climate change alters impact of volcanic eruptions

Cooling impact of very explosive eruptions could be amplified while moderate eruptions have less effect It’s well known that volcanic eruptions alter the climate but can human-made climate change alter volcanic eruptions? Curiously, the answer appears to be yes. When the Philippine volcano Mount Pinatubo erupted in 1991, the resulting sulphuric acid haze suppressed global […]