Category Archives: Solar

Nearby supernovae could have affected life on Earth – Change Climate?

The surface of the Earth was bathed in life-damaging radiation from nearby supernovae on several different occasions over the past nine million years. That is the claim of an international team of astronomers, which has created a computer model that … 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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“Threat Of A Little Ice Age”?

Spooky Pause…Solar Activity Now Has Leading German (Warmist) Science Journalist Asking About “Threat Of A Little Ice Age” Science journalist Michael Odenwald at the German news weekly FOCUS used to be quite the warmist, and maybe he still is. But … 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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Summer of 1816 in New Hampshire: A Tale of Two Freezes

Ric Werme writing at Watt Up With That has an interesting weather story that takes place during the Dalton Minimum. The article is quite long and he provides this Executive Summary: The proximate cause of the cold weather in 1816 … Continue reading

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