How Volcanic Eruptions Cool Earth --Explained! (E)

When Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines exploded in 1991, it reportedly cooled the Earth by 0.5 degrees celsius. Climate scientists predict that another massive volcanic explosion could do the same by the turn of this century, giving us temporary relief from climate change. But, how could something as destructive as volcanoes have a cooling effect? Find out in this episode of Explained!

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