Science Questions

Can we harness volcanoes to modify the environment?

Sun, 15th Jun 2008

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Question

Lor Gynoid asked:

Can we harness volcanoes to modify the environment?

Answer

Our guest Marie Edmonds answered:

I think what we can do is harness geothermal energy. Usually we wait for volcanoes to be in periods of rest, not active eruption. This is certainly done in Iceland and New Zealand.

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