Category Archives: History

UK Researchers, Little Ice Age was Global: Sun Plays Role

A team of UK researchers has shed new light on the climate of the Little Ice Age, and rekindled debate over the role of the sun in climate change. The new study, which involved detailed scientific examination of a peat … 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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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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The Sun Has Gone Quiet

Details at theSI Weather, where I have selected a segment which may be of interest blog readers. Consequences of a weak solar cycle First, the weak solar cycle has resulted in rather benign “space weather” in recent times with generally … 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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