BBC – Earth – Volcanoes could erupt much more, thanks to climate change

On the face of it, climate change and volcanic eruptions are completely unrelated. But in fact our warming world could trigger extra volcanic eruptions
By Vivien Cumming, Dan John and Adam Proctor
6 March 2017

In the frozen world of Iceland, climate change is having a dramatic effect. It is melting the huge glaciers that carpet the land, and that in turn is having an unexpected impact on Iceland’s volcanoes.

Watch the video above to find out more.

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