Monthly Archives: May 2013

Norway heading for a grain disaster?

By Dag from Ringerike The outlook for the grain farmers in the southern part of Norway looks very grim. And – the southern part of Norway is our grain basket. I guess this region of the nation grows about 80 … Continue reading

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Creeping Closer to a Killing June Frost

The Chatham Daily News has more details, bur consider this: Mother Nature’s icy grip on area farm crops and backyard plants and gardens over the weekend has resulted in a huge financial loss across Chatham-Kent and southwestern Ontario This marks … Continue reading

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Has the Cold Already Arrived?

Here are some records to consider: Cold Wave hits China, coldest in 30 years. http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2012/12/22/Bitter-cold-snap-grips-China/UPI-40031356187955/ An internet search on “China Bitter Cold 2013” will bring up more of the same, indicating this was not just a one-time episode. Moscow Cold, … Continue reading

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CERN’s Jasper Kirkby On The Newest Unpublished Results Of CLOUD: “The Results Are Very Interesting”

P Gosselin at the No Tricks Zone writes: The Latest On The CLOUD Experiment at CERN By Sebastian Lüning and Fritz Vahrenholt On May 10, 2013, at the online Austrian ORF, there was a rare interview with the CLOUD Experiment director of the … Continue reading

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12,793 US Snow and Cold Records Broken in Less Than 2 Months

“From March 12 to April 22 (6 weeks) there were 9,664 snow and cold records broken.” “From April 22 to May 5th there were 3,129 snow and cold records broken.” “That’s 12,793 Snow and Cold records broken in less than … Continue reading

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Sun produces four X-class flares in two days

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Above: note the four separate events in the last two days – from the WUWT Solar Page (From NASA’s Spaceweather.com) When the week began, the sun hadn’t unleashed an X-flare all year long.…

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Two Review Papers Conclude — It is the SUN! Not CO2.

Review paper on cosmoclimatology finds the Sun controls climate change, not CO2 A new SPPI & CO2 Science review paper entitled Solar Influence on Climate: Cosmic Rays reviews the literature on Svensmark’s theory of cosmoclimatologyand concludes, “Clearly, in light of … Continue reading

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