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.

Little Ice Age Theory

By James A. Marusek, Retired U.S. Navy Physicist who is warning us of what is to come. I. Introduction General Discussion The sun is undergoing a state change. It is possible that we may be at the cusp of the … Continue reading

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Warmer PIK Potsdam Institute Now Warning of “Mini Ice Age”

The No Tricks Zone has the story: The daily Berliner Kurier here writes today that solar physicists at the ultra-warmist Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) are warning that Europe may be facing “a mini ice age” due to … Continue reading

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“Threat Of A Little Ice Age”?

Spooky Pause…Solar Activity Now Has Leading German (Warmist) Science Journalist Asking About “Threat Of A Little Ice Age” Science journalist Michael Odenwald at the German news weekly FOCUS used to be quite the warmist, and maybe he still is. But … Continue reading

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Bald Sun for 4 Days.

There are no visible sunspots on the most current solar image; courtesy NASA/SDO, spaceweather.com Meteorologist Paul Dorian shares some thought on the impact when spots vanish, the potential for a grand minimum. Finally, if history is any guide, it is … Continue reading

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Summer of 1816 in New Hampshire: A Tale of Two Freezes

Ric Werme writing at Watt Up With That has an interesting weather story that takes place during the Dalton Minimum. The article is quite long and he provides this Executive Summary: The proximate cause of the cold weather in 1816 … Continue reading

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CLOUD Results:More Cosmic Rays, More Clouds

Our planet’s pre-industrial climate may have been cloudier than presently thought, shows CERN’s CLOUD experiment in two papers published today in Nature CLOUD shows that organic vapours emitted by trees produce lots of aerosol particles in the atmosphere when there’s … Continue reading

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Sunspots Point To Looming Mini-Ice Age

From the Times of India: A recent paper in the Journal of Geophysical Research reports over the past 20 years there has been a steady decline in activity on the sun’s surface and interplanetary magnetic fields, indicated by a dramatic … Continue reading

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