The eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano temporarily shut down Europe—and put Iceland squarely on the front page of newspapers around the world.
It also highlighted the fact that Iceland—in spite of the many glaciers covering the island&m
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Is All This Flying Worth It?
Quote of the Day: "Is your journey really necessary? The second-world-war slogan springs to mind in the wake of the volcanic cloud that has disrupted air travel this week. Although business people
TreeHuggerForever has heard a theory:
Ok, this sounds like b.s to me, but I've been reading a lot of online articles claiming that Iceland's volcanic eruption could cause global cooling...but in contrast, the sulphur
Continuing the all volcanos all the time theme we've got going at the moment... Though it's unlikely the eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano will have any impact on global climate, and it's equally unlikely that
OK, the volcano-invoked ash cloud put a terrible pall on airline travel in Europe (UK flights are expected to resume early Tuesday) and stranded TH correspondents all over the continent. It was costly for stranded
Just to reassure the more apocalyptic leaning readership we may have: According to scientists from the University of Colorado, Boulder the vast volcanic ash plume coming out of Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull, currently
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World Streets has a great interview with Morten Lange, the head of the Icelandic Cyclists' Federation. Part of the interview is about Iceland-specific things, but most of it applies to cyclists everywhere. It's a good read, check out
Iceland is sitting on boiling hot water--it's a volcanic island with geothermal fields spread across the country. They have harnessed that heat, tapped from the hot rock layers lying just beneath the surface, and now geothermal plants provide all of