As the news pours in of yet another catastrophic earthquake, this time in Japan, it is worth pondering the evidence that climate change can cause geological changes, including earthquakes and possibly volcanos. See, for example,
VOLCANO: Climate forcing of geological and geomorphological hazards published by Royal Society Publishing. For example, melting the immense weight of ice sheets may change the balance of forces on entire chunks of the earth’s crust. Then what will happen?