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.

New paper: Influence of solar cycles on climate change during the Maunder Minimum

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Both observational and proxy records of climate change often show quasi periodic variations similar to solar activity cycles over a wide range of time scales. However, the detailed mechanism and the extent of…

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NOAA – 1695 Low Max Records Broken or Tied From Sept 11 to Sept 20. One record broken by 25F

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Wow. One record was broken by 25F!!!! 1695 Low Max Records Broken or  Tied From Sept 11 to Sept 20 according to the NOAA. A “Low Max” means that the maximum temperatures for the day was the lowest…

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Antarctic Sea Ice Extent Sep 19 2014 – 7th All-Time Record in 7 Days

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Antarctic Sea Ice Extent Sep 19 2014 – 1,535,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. Data for Day 261. Data here. Another 58,000 sq km. 7th All-Time Record in 7 Days. 610,000 sq km higher than…

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Prof Bob Carter warns of unpreparedness for Global Cooling

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Eric Worrall writes: Professor Bob Carter, writing in today’s edition of The Australian, a major Aussie daily newspaper, warns that the world is unprepared for imminent global cooling, because of the obsession of…

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NOAA – 246 Low Max Records Broken or Tied From Sept 1 to Sept 10. Some records broken by 16F

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246 Low Max Records Broken or  Tied From Sept 1 to Sept 10 according to the NOAA. A “Low Max” means that the maximum temperatures for the day was the lowest it has ever been. This indicates daytime cooling.…

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NOAA – 1025 Low Max Records Broken From Aug 1 to Aug 21. Some records Smashed by 16F

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1025 Low Max Records Broken From Aug 1 to Aug 21 according to the NOAA. A “Low Max” means that the maximum temperatures for the day was the lowest it has ever been. This indicates daytime…

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Icelandic Bárðarbunga volcanic eruption begins

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
From the Icelandic Met Office It is believed that a small subglacial lava-eruption has begun under the Dyngjujökull glacier. The aviation color code for the Bárðarbunga volcano has been changed from orange to…

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