The crater of Mount Etna volcano during an eruption. - Eruptions can cause significant global cooling and can disrupt agricultural production. They're also basically impossible to prevent, at least today, though they're also extremely rare. The damage from even a smaller eruption could affect the climate, damage the biosphere, affect food supplies, and create political instability." Olycom SPA/REX
I love books like this. They challenge me to think about things in my world from a new angle and in a new direction. However, I always worry about the people who read these books passively, and don't think beyond the words on the page. Where is the culpability for the drunk driver who is excusing himself since it is safer to drive drunk than to walk drunk?