Study claims to know what triggered the worst mass extinction in Earth’s history

April 11, 2015 2:07 AM

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Study claims to know what triggered the worst mass extinction in Earth’s history

Scientists believe that the human-generated carbon dioxide emissions that are contributing to climate change in this present day age are also contributing to ocean acidification.

According to a new study that was published in the journal Science, scientists believe that ocean acidification triggered by massive volcanic eruptions helped cause the worst mass extinction in the history of life on Earth, and that theory also can be applied to the human-generated carbon dioxide em...

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