The ApocaDocs Logo: the Deaths-head Jester

[The Project]
[The ApocaDocs]
[Equal Share]
The Six Scenarios:
[Species Collapse]
[Infectious Disease]
[Climate Chaos]
[Resource Depletion]
[Biology Breach]


It's weekly, funny, and free!


More than 6,000 stories!

A great gift
for crisis deniers!

The ApocaDocs have a Book!
Humoring the Horror of the
Converging Emergencies
94 color pages
$24.99 now $15!
Or read FREE online!


Ping this story
in social media:

Posted Tue Feb 25 2014: from Reuters:
Sun-dimming volcanoes partly explain global warming hiatus-study
Small volcanic eruptions help explain a hiatus in global warming this century by dimming sunlight and offsetting a rise in emissions of heat-trapping gases to record highs, a study showed on Sunday. Eruptions of at least 17 volcanoes since 2000, including Nabro in Eritrea, Kasatochi in Alaska and Merapi in Indonesia, ejected sulfur whose sun-blocking effect had been largely ignored until now by climate scientists, it said.
[Read more stories about: airborne pollutants, anthropogenic change, climate impacts]

No reader quips yet -- be the first!

Got a PaniQuip?

Your Quip (limit 140 characters, no links, just wit):

First name:

The text shown in the Web image to the right:

We reserve the right to reuse, remove, or refuse any entry.

'Doc Jim says:
The earth is trying to save itself.

More stories:
  • GAO set to probe State's environmental review -- lawmaker
  • 10 Million Scallops Dead In B.C. Waters
  • (Sun-dimming volcanoes partly explain global warming hiatus-study)
  • Colorado First State to Clamp Down on Fracking Methane Pollution
  • For the Supreme Court, a Case Poses a Puzzle on the E.P.A.'s Authority

  • Want to explore more?
    Try the PaniCloud!
    Copyright 2010 The