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The World Went Without a Summer Over 200 Years Ago

We are dealing with some nasty summer heat right now. However, there was a time when the world did not have summer!

From USA Today:

Two centuries ago, 1816 became the year without a summer for millions of people in parts of North America and Europe, leading to failed crops and near-famine conditions.

While they didn’t know the chill’s cause at the time, scientists and historians now know that the biggest volcanic eruption in human history, on the other side of the world — Mount Tambora in Indonesia in April 1815 — spewed millions of tons of dust, ash and sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere, temporarily changing the world’s climate and dropping global temperatures by as much as 3 degrees.

Check out more HERE!

Are you a fan of summer? Could you handle not having summer?


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