2 October 2019
7.15pm – 8.30pm
Bootham School, York, YO30 7BU
From £3.00 per person
The 1815 Tambora eruption was the largest of modern times. In its aftermath, global temperatures fell dramatically, leading to the so-called 'Year Without a Summer' in 1816, which resulted in devastating harvest failure across Europe and the eastern United States and widespread starvation. Tambora, however, pales into insignificance in comparison with the biggest of all volcanic blasts. These so-called super-eruptions have the potential to plunge the planet into ice-age conditions and have a catastrophic impact on our civilisation.
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