Category Archives: History

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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Current Solar Cycle Continues To Be The Weakest In Almost 200 Years …Planet At The Mercy Of The Sun

P Gosselin translates the latest post at Die kalte Sonne on solar activity. The URL link is HERE =================================================== The Sun in March 2016 By Frank Bosse and Fritz Vahrenholt (Translated, edited by P Gosselin) Our mother star was once … Continue reading

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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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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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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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New studies flip climate-change notions upside down

The Nation: Cold Sun rising The sun will go into “hibernation” mode around 2030, and it has already started to get sleepy. At the Royal Astronomical Society’s annual meeting in July, Professor Valentina Zharkova of Northumbria University in the UK … Continue reading

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GLOBAL COOLING: Decade long ice age predicted as sun ‘hibernates’

SCIENTISTS claim we are in for a decade-long freeze as the sun slows down solar activity by up to 60 per cent. A team of European researchers have unveiled a scientific model showing that the Earth is likely to experience … Continue reading

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