Category Archives: Analysis

Global cooling will follow El Nino – more risk on the downside

By Joseph D’Aleo, CC El Ninos always produce a global pop in temperatures. So expect that this next 6 months or so even in the only accurate data, from satellites. Strong El Ninos usually are followed by a pendulum like … Continue reading

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More Evidence for a Future Grand Minimum

From Phys.org: A new model of the Sun’s solar cycle is producing unprecedentedly accurate predictions of irregularities within the Sun’s 11-year heartbeat. The model draws on dynamo effects in two layers of the Sun, one close to the surface and … Continue reading

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Weak sun could offset some global warming in Europe and US – study

The Guardian has the details: Global warming in northern Europe and the eastern US could be partially offset in future winters because of the sun entering a weaker cycle similar to the one which enabled frost fairs to take place … Continue reading

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GLOBAL WARMING? LOW SUN SPOT CYCLE COULD MEAN ‘LITTLE ICE AGE’

Story in the Breitbart News this morning: The sun is known to be the main driver of all weather and climate. With 99.86% of the mass in our solar system, the great ball of violent fire in the sky, has … Continue reading

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Blank Sun

The sun is now virtually blank during the weakest solar cycle in more than a century The sun is almost completely blank. The main driver of all weather and climate, the entity which occupies 99.86% of all of the mass … Continue reading

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Questions: What we do not know about the climate?

Citizen Scientist Willis Eschenbach is a prolific poster on climate issues at Watts Up With That. In a New Years post of reflection on where we are in climate science and where we need to go, Willis has posted a … Continue reading

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Anasazi America – Done in by Climate Change – Are We Next?

Photo by Ellen Steele In the mid-1970s I was stationed at an Air Force radar site in Holbrook, Arizona. With a family of three young girls, Ellen and I explored the National Parks, Monuments and Reservations in the region. One … Continue reading

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