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Solar minimums may be final piece of puzzle in fall of Western Civilisation

Sam Khoury writing in the Nation [ooo] By the 1st century BC, Rome was the most advanced and powerful civilisation on Earth and Romans’ material wealth was skyrocketing. Men and women are increasingly less interested in marriage and no-fault divorce … Continue reading

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New Study By German Physicists Concludes We Can Expect Climate Cooling For Next 50 Years!

By P Gosselin at the No Tricks Zone German physicists: “CO2 plays only minor role for global climate” In a just published study in The Open Atmospheric Science Journal here, German scientists Horst-Joachim Lüdecke and Carl-Otto Weiss have used a … Continue reading

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Is Our Sun Slowing Down in Its Middle Age?

By: Monica Bobra writing in Sky and Telescope The Sun, now halfway through its life, might be slowing its magnetic activity, researchers say, which could lead to permanent changes in the sunspots and auroras we see. We all slow down … 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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David Archibald: Solar Cycle 25 Amplitude Prediction

David: A monthly smoothed maximum sunspot number of 62 is derived for Solar Cycle 25. This would probably be around 2025. This is almost down to Dalton Minimum levels. [. . .] My prediction for the peak sunspot number of … Continue reading

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Solar Cycles: The Bray (Hallstatt) Cycle

This is a link to a guest essay by Andy May and Javier at Watts Up With That The evidence for a persistent irregular climate cycle with a period of 2400 ±200 years is strong. There is compelling evidence of … Continue reading

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A Cultural History of Climate

I am reading A Cultural History of Climate, by Wolfgang Behringer, after spotting it as one the reference used by Andy May is his Watts Up With That post on Climate and Human Civilization for the Past 4,000 Years. This … Continue reading

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