Category Archives: Maunder

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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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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