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.

Que Ball Sun Looking More Like the Dalton Minimum

Anthony Watts has an update on the progress of Solar Cycle 24 HERE: According to the data Cycle 24 the lowest in 200 years which harkens back to the time of the Dalton Minimum and Solar Cycle 5 Anthony writes: … Continue reading

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Cosmic rays in Earth’s atmosphere are intensifying

According to a report at Space Weather. Newly-released measurements by high-altitude balloons show that cosmic rays in Earth’s atmosphere are intensifying. The ongoing increase, which has been tracked since early 2015, will likely accelerate in the months and years ahead … Continue reading

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Heat From Deep Ocean Fault Punches Hole in Arctic Ice Sheet

This a report from the Climate Change Dispatch that I found very interesting. Some reader many know the details as it is from a November 2015 post. Powerful deep Arctic Ocean geological heat flow forces have just sent us a … Continue reading

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Volcanos and Climate Change

Originally posted on Sierra Foothill Commentary:
It is not clear why, but when the earth cools and sunspots are at their minimum, volcanic activity on earth seems to increase, especially super volcanos that leave a significant eruption signature. See graphic…

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A Quiet Sun is Coming and so is a Cold Climate According to Study

Extracts from a press release from Lomonosov Moscow State University The Sun’s behaviour in future cycles is the main theme of a publication on the forecast and explanation of the minima of solar activity. The paper was prepared with contributions … Continue reading

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Climate and Human Civilization over the last 18,000 years

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Guest essay by Andy May This is an updated timeline of climatic events and human history for the last 18,000 years. The original timeline was posted in 2013. The updated full size (Ansi…

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A Dalton-like Amplitude for Solar Cycle 25

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Guest essay by David Archibald The most accurate method for predicting the amplitude of the next solar cycle is to use the strength of the solar polar magnetic fields at solar minimum. But…

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