The surreal Solfatara Crater, arguably the best known volcanic vent in the Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields), represents the most compelling evidence of the deadly heat that lies underneath the surface. On September 12, 2017, that very heat caused one of the most harrowing tragedies ever brought about by volcanic activity.
In its final Report ahead of next year’s Climate Change conference in Paris, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that the Earth faces catastrophic consequences unless measures are taken immediately to tackle further global warming.
Is the unprecedented, ongoing drought in California linked to human-induced climate change? This question, which has been plaguing climate scientists for quite a long time, may now have an answer.