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Iceland: Aviation colour code map

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Flying over Iceland? This map is issued by the Icelandic Meteorological Office and it shows the current status of Icelandic volcanic systems. (en.vedur.is) More...

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mbrews
mbrews -3
Memo to Icelanders : Stop lecturing the rest of us about Greenhouse gases. There are 29 volcanoes shown on that map of Iceland. We all remember the extreme particulate and gas emissions from the 2010 Iceland eruptions ....
curly1
Chad Schaefer 3
"According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the world’s volcanoes, both on land and undersea, generate about 200 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) annually, while our automotive and industrial activities cause some 24 billion tons of CO2 emissions every year worldwide. Despite the arguments to the contrary, the facts speak for themselves: Greenhouse gas emissions from volcanoes comprise less than one percent of those generated by today’s human endeavors" (Scientific American Feb 2009). As if Icelanders are responsible for geologic events... memo to you: stop looking down your nose at those trying to make a difference with their human carbon footprint.
AlanGlover
Alan Glover -1
We are carbon-based life forms. CO2 is an essential gas for life to exist on Earth.
Many times in Earth's history, CO2 concentrations have been many times higher than now and the Earth was much more bio-diverse and healthy with zero ice on it. We need MORE CO2, not less.
TimDyck
Tim Dyck 3
The article is about ash emmisions not CO2. Ash clouds can cause damage to aircraft so it's important to the aviation industry.

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