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The spectacular eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland: and why I love thee.

As the fearsomely named and unpronounceable Eyjafjallajökull volcano continues to cause chaos for air travel across UK and Europe, the twittersphere is alive with delight at the lack of contrails in our skies. I ponder what it all means.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Eyjafjallajökull volcano
This is quite obviously not the Eyjafjallajökull volcano. But I liked the picture anyway. A little bit apocalyptic no?

As news reaches me this Friday evening that there will be no flights in and out of UK and most of Europe until at least Monday I can't help but titter to myself a little bit. Why? Because this act of nature has done what no amount of climate activism has managed to successfully do: prevent a huge amount of CO2 from being emitted. In one single stroke. It has also thrown the aviation industry, diagnosis business and holiday makers into utter disarray. And there is absolutely NOTHING we can do about it.

In the past few days the explosion of the wonderfully named Eyjafjallajökull volcano has caught us totally unaware and unable to cope. The news headlines trumpet stories of the worst crisis to face aviation since World War Two and "read more

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