What’s the biggest threat to the planet?
The Earth has been warming faster than any other planet on the planet.
But scientists say it’s a sign of things to come, and it could mean a new wave of volcanic eruptions in the future.
Geothermal energy sources like coal-fired power plants and gasification of methane in underground storage could create an even bigger threat to our planet.
This week the Bureau of Meteorology released a report that said volcanic activity is the number one global threat to humanity.
“There is no doubt that the increase in global temperature is a clear and present danger, and that it will have devastating consequences for our planet,” the bureau’s lead scientist, John Hutton, said in a statement.
“We have been warning for some time that a return to rapid climate change will mean a return of rapid volcanic eructions.
This is happening faster than anyone thought possible, and there is a high likelihood that we will experience a new eruption in the coming decades.”
Hutton says there’s no doubt there’s an increasing risk of a volcanic eruption, which could cause widespread destruction.
According to the bureau, the average global temperature since 1900 has risen by 0.85 degrees Celsius (1.5 degrees Fahrenheit), and the average rate of global warming is 1.25 degrees Celsius per decade.
In recent decades, volcanic eruoes have erupted across the globe, and scientists say the rate of activity has increased by more than 20 per cent.
Huddersfield University professor Tim Jansson said he’s concerned about the growing threat.
“It’s not just a warming problem,” he said.
He said there’s a clear pattern of increased activity that is affecting both the planet and the people living on it. “
We’re talking about a lot more CO 2 than we’ve ever been.
He said there’s a clear pattern of increased activity that is affecting both the planet and the people living on it.
If we continue with these trends, he said, the planet will be in trouble.
This is what the Bureau is warning us about: “If we don’t make changes to stop the trend, we could be facing the prospect of a large number of volcanic events occurring at the same time.”
Jansson said the pace of volcanic activity was increasing, and he said the potential for it to become a major global disaster was increasing.
Scientists say a new volcano could occur at any time, and volcanoes are notoriously unpredictable.
They’re able to erupt at different times to respond to changes in the climate, weather, or other factors.
For example, if there’s warmer water in the lake, the eruption could be triggered by a warmer surface, while if there is colder water, it could be caused by a change in the composition of the lake water.
The bureau also warns that the rate at which we’re heating up the planet could soon be a problem.
It’s a trend that has been getting worse and worse over time, it said.
And if we don, scientists said, we may end up with a new generation of volcanoes.
We have to get to grips with the fact that the planet is going to be changing and that we have to adapt.
With the help of Geophysical Research Letters, the bureau has compiled this map of volcanos around the world, showing how fast the world is warming up.
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