Deep solar minimum on the verge of an historic milestone

Guest post by Paul Dorian Daily observations of the number of sunspots since 1 January 1900 according to Solar Influences Data Analysis Center (SIDC). The thin blue line indicates the…

Sun spotless for 33 days straight – airline travelers getting dosed with up to 70 times more radiation [than at sea level]

Are we in a solar grand minimum? We’ve seen this before, but now predictions are for an extremely weak solar cycle ahead. Today is the summer solstice in the northern…

Study: A Solar Signature in Many Climate Indices

Abstract Jean‐Louis Le MouëlFernand LopesVincent Courtillot We first apply singular spectrum analysis (SSA) to the international sunspot number (ISSN; 1849‐2015) and the count of polar faculae (PF; 1906‐2006). The SSA…

Solar grand minima linked to cooling period in Europe

This is interesting. A quick cooling in Europe together with an increase in humidity and particularly in windiness was found to coincide with a long-term reduction in solar activity 2800…

The World won’t stop having climate cycles just because they are inconvenient.

Guest post by David Archibald The most skillful climatologist the World has seen was Hubert Lamb (1913 – 1997). He can be credited with making the first prediction of the…

Do Latest Solar Studies Confirm Upcoming Global Cooling?

Guest post by Matti Vooro I fully support the findings of  Jan –Erik Solheim , Kjell Stordahl and Ole Humlum and their very recent paper called The long sunspot cycle…

Nils-Axel Mörner: Arctic Environment by the Middle of this Century

Guest Post by Ric Werme Nils-Axel Mörner, best known for his career of studying sea level and sea level records, reported in the April 2011 issue of the journal Energy…

Missing sunspots solved by NASA?

News from NASA that they believe they have solved the mystery of the missing sunspots and why the solar minimum was so prolonged: Researchers Crack the Mystery of the Missing…

The sun is still in a slump – still not conforming to NOAA "consensus" forecasts

NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) produced their monthly solar cycle progression update yesterday. The news is not encouraging. We’ve had a drop in solar activity again in December, The…