Author Archives: Russ Steele

About Russ Steele

Freelance writer and climate change blogger. Russ spent twenty years in the Air Force as a navigator specializing in electronics warfare and digital systems. After his service he was employed for sixteen years as concept developer for TRW, an aerospace and automotive company, and then was CEO of a non-profit Internet provider for 18 months. Russ's articles have appeared in Comstock's Business, Capitol Journal, Trailer Life, Monitoring Times, and Idaho Magazine.

Record Snows in the Pacific Northwest in 2019-2020

Author: Climatologist Cliff Harris Published: 3/14/2014 Climatologist Cliff Harris has been often rated as one of the top ten climatologists in the world for nearly 4 decades. Cliff Harris’ long-range weather forecasts have been used by high-ranking government officials and … Continue reading

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The sun hasn’t decided what it wants to do yet.

Another new solar sunspot record peak of 73.2 was set for Cycle 24 last month. It smashed the old 68.9 record peak set the previous month. In a big surprise, it’s over six spots higher than the first sunspot peak … Continue reading

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It’s official – Chicago experienced the coldest four months ever on record

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Weather Channel producer Shawn Reynolds tweeted this incredible photo taken by pilot Hank Cain of a tundra-like Chicago, from above on January 23rd, 2014 An over a century-old record falls. The average temperature…

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NCDC Winter data – CONUS and all 9 climate regions down the last 20 years

Joe’s Blog has the details at ICECAP, on the 9 climate regions and the NCDC data, this winter was a cold one. However, the CONUS trend for the last 20 years, down 2.26F (1.13F per decade). This is the trend … Continue reading

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Global Cooling by Dr Gerrit J. van der Lingen

Dr van der Lingen has written a long paper on global cooling and the impact that solar cycles have on the earth’s climate, with supporting material from recognized scientist. The full paper is HERE:global_cooling He concludes: There are many scientific … Continue reading

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The long way to solar maximum

Posted: March 06, 2014 by: http://sidc.oma.be/news/240/welcome.html Everybody has noticed it: Over the last few months, solar activity has shifted into a higher gear. Since October last year, more and bigger sunspot groups have appeared on the solar disk, gradually driving the … Continue reading

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Homewood: Storminess Of The Little Ice Age

Paul Homewood has an excellent analysis of Little Ice Age storms. Cold brings more powerful storms than warming.  Warming has produced fewer hurricane and tornado, but a colder earth has produced some earth changing storms. Brian Fagan, in his book … Continue reading

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Cooling Kills, Prepare for More Cold!

Media outlets other than climate change blogs are beginning to take notice that we maybe in for some multi-year cold spells. This is from Tom Harris and Dr. Madhav Khandekar writing at PJ Media In the past few years we … Continue reading

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An end to the ‘Modern Warm Regime’ identified from TSI data?

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Dr. Sam Outcalt : Emeritus Professor of Physical Geography, University of Michigan writes in with an analysis of the recently revised TSI Data from the University of Colorado as mentioned on WUWT here.…

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New Temp and Snow Records for January 2014

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