Volcanic CO2 may have triggered the Permian extinction 252 million years ago. An intense and rapid increase in CO2 may affected the climate and consequently also the ecosystems. Carbon isotopes measured on fossil marine algae- and plant fossils from Finnmark have provided with important information in a new study.
How dangerous is it, how long will it last, and what happens if you go near liquid lava? Researcher on volcanos Olivier Galland, UiO explains what you need to know about the eruption.
That is, if we meet the Paris Agreement target of limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. “Human action matters”, says Professor Regine Hock.