Monthly Archives: January 2013

New paper shows 20th century solar activity was at highest levels of past 9,400 years

A new paper published in Astronomy & Astrophysics finds that solar activity may be influenced by gravitational torque from the orbital configuration of the planets. In addition, the authors show that solar activity during the 20th century was at the … Continue reading

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Three Papers of Interest – Long-term Cycles

A scientist – Michael Asten, professor of geophysics at Monash University – responds to Obama’s global warming rhetoric: It was an appeal using rhetoric and not science because the most severe impacts of these natural disasters come from the challenge … Continue reading

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Originally posted on The Extinction Protocol :
January 26, 2013 – EARTH – Bárdarbunga (Iceland): Earthquakes at shallow depths (around 5 km) continue at reduced rate. Reventador (Ecuador): Activity continues, but likely has becoming more intermittent judging from the seismic signal.…

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More Massive Winters Expected for the Northern Hemisphere.

The coming winter in the Northern Hemisphere looks to be shaping up for another massive event perhaps bigger than what we experienced in 2011/2012. The last winter coincided with the highest level of EUV and FUV since the beginning of … Continue reading

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Three volcanoes cut loose in Kamchatka

“Volcanic activity on the peninsula has dramatically intensified.” Three giant volcanoes, Shiveluch, Kizimen and Plosky Talbachek, are erupting in different parts of the peninsula simultaneously, causing dozens of local earthquakes as vibrations accompanying the eruptions continue to increase. Over the … Continue reading

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New paper shows Greenland has cooled ~2.5C over past 8,000 years

A paper published in Quaternary Science Reviews reconstructs temperatures from ice cores and finds the Greenland ice sheet has cooled about 2.5C over the past 8,000 years. Needless to say, no “tipping point” was triggered as claimed by climate alarmists … Continue reading

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Snowpocalypse Russia: ‘Snow tsunami’ swallows streets, cars, buildings

Russia is buried in snow from border to border RT  has more pictures HERE.

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Global Warming: A Geological Perspective

A paper titled “Global Warming: A Geological Perspective,” published inEnvironmental Geosciences, and summarized below in Arizona Geology, should be required reading for all climate scientists. The paper notes that if “the temperature increase during the past 130 years reflects recovery from the … Continue reading

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New paper finds European temperatures are not unusual or unprecedented

A new paper published in Climate of the Past reconstructs temperatures in Switzerland from 1444 to 2011 on the basis of grape harvest dates and finds temperatures were about the same as today at the beginning of the record around 1450 … Continue reading

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Archaeologists Find Clues to Viking Mystery

For years, researchers have puzzled over why Viking descendents abandoned Greenland in the late 15th century. But archaeologists now believe that economic and identity issues, rather than starvation and disease, drove them back to their ancestral homes. More HERE.  The … Continue reading

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