Monthly Archives: January 2012

Solar Cycle 25 and Next Grand Minimum

Russ Steele David Rose writes in the UK Daily Mail that we need to forget about global warming and worry about Solar Cycle 25. The UK Met office has released new figures showing no global warming for the last 15 … Continue reading

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First Estimate of Solar Cycle 25 Amplitude – end of Modern Warm Period?

First Estimate of Solar Cycle 25 Amplitude – may be the smallest in over 300 years In a guest post by David Archibald at Watts Up With That he suggest based on the current data that we are about to see … Continue reading

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Lowest Recorded Satellite Temperatures

Russ Steele Here is the lastest recorded low temperature from a NASA satellite.  The violet line is 2011. The lowest recorded by satellite was was in 2008 and we are now below that level: You can do you own plots … Continue reading

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Sea Surface Temperatures declining over past decade | Reasonable Doubt on Climate Change

Sea Surface Temperatures declining over past decade: The trend is especially strong in the southern hemisphere.  http://woodfortrees.org/plot/hadsst2sh/from:2001/plot/hadsst2sh/from:2001/trend via Sea Surface Temperatures declining over past decade « Reasonable Doubt on Climate Change. The question is, are these indicators of a longer term … Continue reading

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Ap Index, Neutrons and Climate | Watts Up With That?

Russ Steele David Archibald had a guest post at Watts Up With That this morning that is of interest to those concerned with the Next Grand Minimum. He makes the case that Solar Cycle 24 will be longer than unusual … Continue reading

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Nome in Long Deep Freeze — Sign of Rampant Cooling?

Russ Steele If you have been watching the news, you have seen the Russian Tanker struggling to bring fuel to Nome. The Nome Nugget has some insight into how all that ice got so thick, requiring a Coast Guard Ice … Continue reading

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Are Big Earthquakes Becoming More Frequent?

Russ Steele This is a question that has been rolling around in my mind for some time, as I looked for links between solar minimums and maximums and earthquake activity.  I guess there is nothing to find according to a … Continue reading

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Archibald: Solar Cycle 24 Length and Its Consequences

Guest post by David Archibald at Watts Up With That Solar Cycle 24 is now three years old and predictions of the date of solar maximum have settled upon mid-2013. For example, Jan Janssens has produced this graph predicting the … Continue reading

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Yes, it is Weather, Not Climate

Russ Steele While we are basking in a warm winter in California, with all the TV talking heads worrying if we will see any snow at all, much of the nation is getting frost bite. Soon it will be our … Continue reading

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A Decade of Cooling in the United States

Russ Steele I have posted earlier versions of this chart prepared by Joe Bastardi. Here is an update with more concrete evidence of regional cooling over the last ten years.  

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