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.

Climate capers of the past 600,000 years

by Staff Writers, TerraDaily Bonn, Germany (SPX) Nov 18, 2014 “Fluctuations in climate were due in large part to periodic changes in the Earth’s orbit parameters.” If you want to see into the future, you have to understand the past. … Continue reading

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Has the Sun gone to sleep?

Here is a BBC Video discussing the possibility of a Maunder Minimum: Check out the video link HERE. Following are excerpts from the video, thanks to Ice Age Now: “Scientists are saying that the Sun is in a phase of … Continue reading

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100 Year Snow Records broken across the South Eastern US on October 31st and November 01st

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
It was the earliest and heaviest snow in several places since records have been kept dating as far back as 1880. 100 Year Snow Records broken across the South Eastern US on October…

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Is NOAA Wrong?

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach On another post here on Watts Up With That, a commenter pointed out that NOAA says that September 2014 was the warmest September ever on record. The commenter asked, “Is NOAA …

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CERN video: Cloudy climate change – How clouds affect Earth’s temperature

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
This is the second video in the TEDed / CERN series created for the TEDxCERN event held on 25 September 2014. Jasper Kirkby explains why scientists need to understand more about aerosols and…

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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

Originally posted on sunshine hours:
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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