Scottish Sunspots

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [See Update At End] In a recent post, Anthony published Leif Svalgaard’s new paper showing 9,000 years of reconstructed solar activity. Svalgaard paper: Reconstruction of 9000 years of Solar Activity In the discussion, someone pointed out that the “Maunder Minimum”, a time of very low solar activity, corresponds with the…

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #333

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP)   Biased: TWTW has been accused as being biased. It is biased against speculative ideas being used to justify far reaching government policy, particularly if the primary support of these ideas are complex…

Record payout to big wind – for generating nothing

WUWT reader “auto” send in this tip: “A record £4.8m was paid to wind farm operators in the space of one day, for switching off turbines when it became too windy. More than 60 farms — most in Scotland — were compensated after electricity supply outstripped demand on October 8. The bonanza far exceeded the…