Monthly Archives: September 2012

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Cryosphere Today – Arctic Climate Research at the University of Illinois – Click the pic to view at source At the blog “sunshine hours” it seems the Antarctic has set a new record.…

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Waiting for Solar Max — My Have Missed It.

Russ Steele Stewart Clark writes in the New Scientist: WAITING for solar fireworks to reach a grand finale next year? Um, sorry, looks like you already missed them. Structures in the sun’s corona indicate that the peak in our star’s … Continue reading

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On the Cusp: International Falls MN Shatters 120-Year-Old Cold Record

Russ Steele I used to live in Big Piney Wyoming, which was some times listed as the coldest spot in the nation, we compteted with International Falls and Cut Bank Montana for the Coldest Spot in the nation. International Falls, … Continue reading

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On the Cusp: Early Fall Frost in Midwest

Russ Steele AccuWeather has the story “ Temperatures are forecast to dip to frosty levels across much of Wisconsin and portions of Illinois and northeastern Missouri Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning. If you live in open areas over the … Continue reading

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Guest post by David Archibald Baby boomers like me have enjoyed the most benign period in human history. The superpower nuclear standoff gave us fifty years of relative peace, we had cheap energy…

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Solar activity measured by isotope proxies revealed the end of 20th century was the highest activity in 1200 years A 2010 paper (that I somehow missed) was recently highlighted by the blog The…

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New paper finds solar activity has a strong influence on Arctic winter severity

Russ Steele I found this paper’s abstract most interesting and decided to do a little research on the Barycenter and were we are today in the cycle and where it was during the Maunder Minimum. From the Hockey Schtick: A … Continue reading

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Southwestern US temperatures ‘have been relatively stable over last 500 years’

Russ Steele A new paper published in Geophysical Research Letters indicates that “Temperature trends in Southwest US have been relatively stable over last 5 centuries” and that there has been “no sustained monotonic rise in temperature or a step-like increase since … Continue reading

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The latest solar cycle update graphs have been released by the NOAA SWPC today, and the anemic cycle 24 continues: The current count isn’t keeping up with the prediction line in red. Not…

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