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Comment Re:Good time to start pumping out GHG then! (Score 1) 877

The last super volcano was 75,000 years ago. Light was blocked out all over the world. 35 centimeters of ash fell *2500 miles* away. The global temperature plunged 21 degrees. Mankind was almost extinguished, cut back to only a few thousand. This one...could be *ten times bigger*.

I was there; it wasn't really that bad. It just kinda ballooned, fisherman's-tale-style, over the last 75 millennia.

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