Well, at least it looks like Japan is aware that we’ve had a shortage of volcanoes in the last century and maybe, just maybe, they need to be ready for that changing.
Frankly, given the known historical level of volcanism, globally,. that fact that when it all dramatically slowed in the 1900s, we got somewhat warmer really ought not to surprise anyone. My expectation is simply that we will return to more historical average levels. What where those? Enough to have tropical and Pacific islands depicted with smoking volcanoes more often than not. Enough to have a “Year without a summer” in 1816-17. Yeah, not a common event; but not the sort of thing to be gone for a century and just call that “the new normal”.
So can Japan serve as a “model” for that chunk of history? Can we look at it, and see the…
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