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  • n. a volcano on Luzon to the northwest of Manila; erupted in 1991 after 600 years of dormancy


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  • The sulfate-injection plan, which has received the most study, is explicitly modeled on the effects of massive volcanic eruptions, such as Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines; in the months after the 1991 eruption, global temperatures dropped by half a degree Celsius.

    It’s Time to Cool the Planet

  • And nature already does this — through volcanoes such as Mount Pinatubo, which cooled the planet for a while after it erupted in 1991.

    Hot Air is Not Enough

  • Although large eruptions such as Mount Pinatubo in 1991 can spew out enough material to shade and cool the planet, recent activity in

    Signs of the Times

  • Even Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines in 1991 caused a brief, though small, drop in world temperatures.

    Will Volcanoes Cool Our Warming Earth?

  • Forget about rising from the projects in East L.A. That was no comparison to the boy rising from an area in the foothills of the volcano Mount Pinatubo, an area that resembled a jungle, where locals live in grass huts with tin roofs and every “house” has a pig or two as a sign of wealth.

    Fallin’ Up

  • For instance, we know that big volcanoes like Mount Pinatubo, which erupted in the Philippines in 1992, put a lot of sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere.

    Geoengineering With Space Particles And Special K

  • In the early '90s, Mount Pinatubo erupted and lowered global temperatures by about 0.4 Celsius.

    Sarah won't cool the earth

  • The polished floor upstairs, for example, had a previous life as lanes in a bowling alley, damaged by the 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo.

    A Filipino Chef's Wooden Pursuits

  • We still have Philippinos in the U.S. from the eruption of Mount Pinatubo in 1991. Blog Articles » Print » An “I” and an “F” for The Christian Science Monitor

  • The 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines, which released 20 million tons of sulfur and cooled the Earth by about a degree for a year, proved that shading can affect the temperature rather quickly.

    Turning down the world's temperature: A job for a fake tree? A boat?


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