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Originally posted by Strodyn
what if the 'ring of fire' is just one massive supervolcano
Originally posted by MCory1
Essan is right--22 volcanos active at a given time isn't anything terribly special, but when the ones that haven't been doing much for the past couple of hundred years start rumbling (like Ranier, for instance...), something's going on.
Originally posted by sardion2000
It's not like we can prepare for the global consequences now can we? If the consequences are bad enough, we'll adapt. We've done that so many times in the past 600,000 years that it gives me some measure of confidence that today, we'll most likely kill ourselves off before the Earth does.