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Re: Why was Earth a fiery hell 55 million years ago?



Why did Napoleon cross the Mississippi?

But the notion of Earth covered in volcanic activity more recently than the end Cretaceous extinction is new news. Did that really happen

No.

What the reporter misunderstood was the idea that the methane release could have been triggered by volcanism along a midocean ridge. That's all. "Earth covered in volcanic activity" hasn't happened for billions of years!