Gore to throw insults on 60 minutes

There will be a story featuring Al Gore and his climate views on CBS 60 minutes this weekend. Normally I don’t pay much heed to this program, but Gore is publicly calling those who question the science “…almost like the ones who still believe that the moon landing was staged in a movie lot in…

UPDATED: New sunspots, but still solar cycle 23 spots

  Click for magnified view of the sun showing the most recent spot. Sunspot 987, 988, and now newly emerging 989 are shown above. With all being near the equator, they are still a cycle 23 spots. A cycle 24 spot would be at a much higher latitude. The most recent magnetogram shows them to have the magnetic…