Category Archives: Maunder

A Report on Sunspot Cycle 25

Dr. Sten Odenwald, a retired astronomer and educator formerly with the National Institute of Aerospace and NASA writing in the Huffington Post.  He concludes his sunspot article, Waiting For The Next Sunspot Cycle 2019-2030, with this view forward: Statistically speaking, … Continue reading

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New study confirms ‘solar activity has a direct impact on Earth’s cloud cover’ important to climate change

A new study confirms “solar variations affect the abundance of clouds in our atmosphere,” a solar amplification mechanism which is the basis of Svensmark’s theory of cosmo-climatology. The solar eruptions are known to shield Earth’s atmosphere from cosmic rays. However, … Continue reading

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Little Ice Age on the Way?

  Professor Valentina Zharkova at Northumbria University is being attacked by climate change proponents for publishing research suggesting there could be a 35-year period of low solar activity that could usher in an “ice age.” Zharkova and her team 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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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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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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