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‘The Year Without A Summer’: The Climatic Origin of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

How climate change caused by the largest volcanic eruption in recorded history inspired the first modern science fiction novel

“Chichester Canal,” by J.M.W. Turner on Wikimedia Commons (Public Domain).

Highlights

  • The dust plume created by The Mount Tambora eruption in Indonesia in 1815…

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Gavin Lamb, PhD

Gavin Lamb, PhD

I’m a researcher and writer in ecolinguistics and environmental communication. Get my weekly digest of nature writing ideas/tools: https://wildones.substack.com