Category Archives: Analysis

Ice Age Cometh: Small changes in ice sheet size can trigger abrupt climate changes

This story in the Science Daily is presented for your evaluation: © Credit: Alfred-Wegener-Institut The Northern Hemisphere in a warm phase (a brief, warm interstadial phase during glacial climates) During the extended cold phases the ice sheets … [show more] … Continue reading

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Is It The Sun?

Jack Dini writing in the Canada Free Press: We may be witnessing the sun’s last dying gasps before entering into a long slumber. The impact of that slumber on Earth’s climate remains the subject of growing scientific speculation. (1) In … Continue reading

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Peak solar geomagnetic activity shows a ~66% decline over the past 3 solar cycles

According to solar experts, the “general consensus is that we’ve passed the peak” of the current ~11-year solar cycle. If solar geomagnetic activity has also peaked for the current solar cycle, the Ap index of geomagnetic activity declined about 66% … Continue reading

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Global Cooling Imminent

“Sharp cooling” to hit in the next five years, says new solar theory. “If the Sun mainly controls the temperature on Earth, a turning point is almost upon us,” says Dr David Evans. “The reason for the cooling is the … Continue reading

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Review: The West Without Water (Edited)

I was in Mendocino at the Gallery Bookshop when I spotted The West Without Water by B. Lynn Ingram and Francis Malamud-Roam on a shelf reserved for environmental books, one of the larger categories in this excellent book shop in … Continue reading

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Sun Flatlining Into Grand Minimum, Says Solar Physicist

Details in Forbes: With each passing season, the weather seems stranger and more extreme. Who can argue with a sudden outbreak of the “polar vortex” phenomenon; unprecedented winter drought in California; and summer temperatures so torrid Down Under that even … Continue reading

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Will the solar doldrums of the coming decades lead to cooling? A look at the latest scientific publications

By Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt (Translated/edited by NoTricksZone) Seldom has the sun been as strong as we have seen it over the last 5 decades. Is it just a coincidence that the largest warming of the last … Continue reading

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New paper finds .8C global cooling during Dalton Minimum

A paper published today in Climate of the Past finds the low solar activity during the Dalton Minimum from 1780-1840 had a significant effect on climate and ocean heat content. According to the authors, “Global and hemispheric mean surface temperatures … Continue reading

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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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