Coal burning caused mass extinction!

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Coal burning caused mass extinction!


Hey, I didn't write the findings of this study, but the claim is the mass extincture 250 million years ago was caused by volcanoes igniting coal. An excerpt:

“We saw layers with abundant organic matter and Hamed immediately determined that they were layers of coal-ash, exactly like that produced by modern coal burning power plants,” says Beauchamp.

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