The Tonga Volcano Shook the World. It May Also Affect the Climate.

The Tonga Volcano Shook the World. It May Also Affect the Climate.

The Tonga Volcano Shook the World. It May Also Affect the Climate. Scientists say water vapor injected into the stratosphere by the volcanic eruption in January may have a slight, though temporary, warming effect. The eruption of an underwater volcano in the Pacific Ocean in January that was so large it produced a global shock wave also spewed huge amounts of water vapor into the upper atmosphere, where it may cause a small, short-term spike in global warming, scientists said …