Yes, of course I read the whole thing. The idea that volcanoes played a role was the quirky view of the one guy on the team who was interviewed, so naturally that came out. The volcano alibi (that’s my name for it) was developed to combat the Alvarez theory when it emerged over 30 years ago. The unreconstructed Darwinists have been fighting it tooth and nail. In fact, the earlier “study” that invented the 300K gap was from that very same camp.
Life recovers quickly when it can come in from unaffected areas. The KT event was worldwide in affect, and the lifeforms which wound up making it through into the Tertiary (there’s a clear-cut boundary, that’s why there are paleontological eras in the first place) were some sea life, and species which lived in burrows, and were mostly smaller (food supply and water supply was constrained, probably for years, perhaps for decades).
Life dies quickly, it doesn’t take 33,000 years.
“Life dies quickly”
Not those stinking weeds growing in the cracks of my driveway. I could marinate the stupid things in weed killer, and they’d just say “Thanks for the bath.”.
Well, they seem to be inching ever more closely to admitting Alvarez was right.