Category Archives: History

Indirect Effects of the Sun on Earth’s Climate

Mike Jonas writing as Guest Blogger at Watt Up With That has written an very interesting essay on the potential impact of the sun on our climate and climate history. Recommend reading for Next Grand Minimum readers, as there is … Continue reading

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Dr.Stephanie Osborn, Interstellar Woman of Mystery, on Solar Climate Influence.

Dr Osborn has an interesting career in addition to being a Science Fiction writer. A veteran of more than 20 years in the civilian space program, as well as various military space defense programs, she worked on numerous space shuttle … Continue reading

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A GLOBAL cooldown will usher in a 100-year mini-ice age, UK Experts

Details in the UK Daily Star: Experts told Daily Star Online planet Earth is on course for a “Little Age Ice” within the next three years thanks to a cocktail of climate change and low solar activity. Research shows a … Continue reading

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The New Maunder Minimum? Vegetable Shortages Strike London

Eric Worrall writing at WUWT Why do I describe this as a possible early taste of Maunder Minimum like conditions? As WUWT has reported, solar activity has been unusually low this cycle, and appears to be trending downwards, leading to … Continue reading

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As Earth Warms? The Sun Is Remarkably Quiet

Bob Henson, Weather Underground Blog If you’re looking toward the sun to help explain this decade’s record global heat on Earth, look again. Solar activity has been below average for more than a decade, and the pattern appears set to … Continue reading

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Space Weather: No Spots, but NOT a Dull Sun

  In total, 2016 has had 31 ‘spotless days’–a whole month’s worth. We haven’t had this many blank suns in a single year since 2010 (51 days). This is a sign that the sunspot cycle is crashing toward a new … Continue reading

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Proof that a new ice age has already started is stronger than ever, and we couldn’t be less prepared

Editor’s Note: The Russian study was originally published July 2015 and was reported on earlier on this blog.  Lawrence provides some additional supporting evidence. Lawrence Solomon  writing in the Financial Post: “The New Little Ice Age Has Started.” This is … Continue reading

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