Tagged: volcano

Garth goes off the deep end - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Apr 22, 2010

Another week, another load of tripe from Garth George in the Herald. He emerges from his sulphurous lair stirred by stories of volcanoes in Iceland to lend his weight to calls for the suspension of the Emissions Trading Scheme. He makes so many egregious errors that he not only makes himself look foolish, but also [...] … Read More

Smokestack lightning - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Apr 20, 2010

Not much to do with climate, I’m afraid, given that the Eyjafjallajökull eruption seems to have slowed down for the moment, but this spectacular picture from Marco Fulle at Stromboli Online shows that there’s still a lot going on up there. One of a series of night shots, it shows lightning flashing through the lava [...] … Read More

An eyeful of Eyjafjallajökull: no cooling threat (yet) - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Apr 16, 2010

NASA’s Terra satellite captured this spectacular image of a plume of volcanic dust from the ongoing eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland. It’s blowing south and east from Iceland (top left) towards Scotland and Norway, and has caused the cancellation of most aircraft movement over Western Europe, with knock-on disruption around the world. New [...] … Read More