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Bardarbunga might blow its' top!

BenedictGomez

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Do it!

Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland starts subglacial lava-eruption
Iceland put the Coast Guard on alert after the Met Office warned that one of the country’s biggest volcanoes is showing increased levels of unrest.

In 1783 eastern regions of the United States recorded the lowest ever temperature after Iceland’s Laki volcano erupted that year.



http://news.nationalpost.com/2014/0...and-starts-apparent-subglacial-lava-eruption/

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-...d-on-alert-as-volcano-activity-increases.html

http://www.express.co.uk/news/natur...r-freezing-cold-winter-this-year-if-it-erupts
 

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The quote below as well as others in the UK report indicate that this could lead to colder temps globally! They call that devastating. I will take it!

Historic volcanic eruptions have had devastating effects on the weather in surrounding areas which have lasted for years.

In 1783 eastern regions of the United States recorded the lowest ever temperature after Iceland’s Laki volcano erupted that year.

As well as huge volumes of ash, the furious mountain also spat out large volumes of sulphur dioxide gas which added to the cooling effect.

In Indonesia, the eruption of Mount Tambora in 1815 led to an unusually cold spring and summer the following year.

The bizarre effect on the weather also ruined corn crops devastating farmers and leading to a food crisis.

Parts of Europe and America saw snow in June due to the eruption which also led to a shifting of the Atlantic sea ice.

After Krakatau erupted in Indonesia in 1883 the world was hit by colder than average conditions for months although it is reported airborne particulate matter led to brilliant sunsets which were the subject of several late 19th-century paintings.
 

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Unfortunately, the alert status has been lowered to Orange from Red. Hopefully we'll get some random Arctic volcano soon, that would be nice.
 

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^^^^

Haha... trying to passively troll. OK, up to 52 excuses for the pause.... so much for settled science.

52 excuses
 

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btw.... I'm waiting for excuse # 53, the eruption of Bardarbunga and Tavurvur caused the cooling by adding more aerosols into the atmosphere.

 

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So it erupted a bit and now they're back on Red Alert.

So much for their volcano eruption predictions.
 

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Holy smoking Toledo

Cool vid of the Papua New Guinea volcano that may have gone viral.

 
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