NOAA: “Do Volcanoes Emit More Carbon Dioxide Than Humans?”

“We’re often asked: “Don’t volcanoes emit more carbon dioxide than humans?” The answer: Definitely not. Human activities emit 60 or more times the amount of carbon dioxide released by volcanoes each year. While Large, violent eruptions may match the rate of human emissions for the few hours that they last, but they are too rare and fleeting to rival humanity‚Äôs … Continue reading NOAA: “Do Volcanoes Emit More Carbon Dioxide Than Humans?”