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When fire and ice met 700 million years ago – Know the story behind 'snowball Earth'!

When fire and ice met 700 million years ago – Know the story behind 'snowball Earth'!

Researchers showed that a decade of continual eruptions from this type of volcanoes could have poured enough aerosols into the atmosphere to rapidly destabilize the climate.

North Atlantic played key role in last climate transition

North Atlantic played key role in last climate transition

The North Atlantic Ocean played a key role in the last climate transition, says a study providing valuable insights into why large continental ice-sheets first grew in North America and Scandinavia some 2.7 million years ago.

Explosive volcanism drove major changes in 'Snowball Earth'

According to a new research, around 720-640 million years ago, much of the Earth's surface was covered in ice during a glaciation that lasted millions of years. Explosive underwater volcanoes were a major feature of this 'Snowball Earth'.

Climate can grind mountains faster than imagined

Climate can grind mountains faster than imagined

The study, conducted by a team of scientists from 10 countries, culminated more than a decade of fieldwork.