Tag: volcanoes

October 24th, 2017|

Ice Sheets May Melt Rapidly in Response to Distant Volcanoes

Volcanic eruptions have been known to cool global climate, but they can also exacerbate the melting of ice sheets, says a new study.

At Iceland’s geothermal power plants, interdisciplinary teams work to eliminate carbon dioxide emissions. (Asgeir Eggertsson/CC-BY-SA-3.0)
April 14th, 2015|

In a Melting Iceland, Drilling Deep to Stem Climate Change

Iceland has seen fast-rising temperatures since the 1970s, and glaciers–a big source of runoff for hydropower–are visibly receding.