1 in 10 chance Yellowstone super-volcano will ‘kill millions’

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Date: January 6th, 2016

yellowInstances of volcanic eruptions are their highest for 300 years and scientists fear a major one that could kill millions and devastate the planet is a real possibility.

Experts at the European Science Foundation said volcanoes – especially super-volcanoes like the one at Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, which has a caldera measuring 34 by 45 miles (55 by 72 km) – pose more threat to Earth and the survival of humans than asteroids, earthquakes, nuclear war and global warming.

There are few real contingency plans in place to deal with the ticking time bomb, which they conclude is likely to go off within the next 80 years.

The world’s most dangerous active volcanoes include Yellowstone, Mount Vesuvius in Campagnia, Italy, and Popocatépetl i near Mexico City.  More

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One Response to “1 in 10 chance Yellowstone super-volcano will ‘kill millions’”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    Help us oh grand master obama!! Wave your magic wand and convince the angry, fire-filled hill from wanting to spew its flaming death down upon us!

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