Category Archives: Volcanism

Explosive Volcanism Triggered the Little Ice Age

Headline at Ice Age Now blog: Volcanism alone can explain the Little Ice Age (LIA), researchers insist. Low sunspot activity is not the culprit. Precisely dated records of ice-cap growth from Arctic Canada and Iceland show that “Little Ice Age … Continue reading

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Sunspots and Volcanos?[Updated]

Anthony Mengotto in a comment brought up and interesting point, the sun is growing quiet, while volcanism is increasing. I have always wondered it there was a connection. Does vulcanism fluctuate with the increase and decrease of sunspots? The Smithsonian/USGS … 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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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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Review: The West Without Water (Edited)

I was in Mendocino at the Gallery Bookshop when I spotted The West Without Water by B. Lynn Ingram and Francis Malamud-Roam on a shelf reserved for environmental books, one of the larger categories in this excellent book shop in … Continue reading

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CERN’s Jasper Kirkby On The Newest Unpublished Results Of CLOUD: “The Results Are Very Interesting”

P Gosselin at the No Tricks Zone writes: The Latest On The CLOUD Experiment at CERN By Sebastian Lüning and Fritz Vahrenholt On May 10, 2013, at the online Austrian ORF, there was a rare interview with the CLOUD Experiment director of the … Continue reading

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