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The Next Grand Minimum: A massive hole just opened up in Antarctica’s ice and scientists can’t explain it

Thanks to its usefulness as an indicator of how badly humans are messing up the Earth with global warming, scientists like to keep a pretty close eye on the ice in Antarctica. Now, a massive hole the size of Lake Superior has appeared many miles inland from where the ice meets the ocean, and scientists …

2017-10-12 23:02   Click to comment

The Next Grand Minimum: New York Times article “so full of nonsense that it is difficult to read”

From Ice Age Now: Yesterday The New York Times ran an article refuting any ideas that the planet is cooling due to solar activity (or lack thereof). Joseph Kraig provides a wonderful rebuttal. By Joseph Kraig This article is so full of nonsense that it is difficult to read. There is no universal ice melt. …

2017-10-11 19:57   Click to comment

The Next Grand Minimum: High Energy Cosmic Rays Not From Our Galaxy

  This sky map shows the flux of high-energy (E ≥ 8 EeV) cosmic rays used for this study. The cross marks the source of the cosmic rays, while the circles denote the 68% and 95% confidence level regions. The Pierre Auger Collaboration.   Last week, an international team of over 400 researchers from 18 …

2017-10-01 21:39   Click to comment

The Next Grand Minimum: Little Ice Age Explained

By Terry Mejdrich Sunspots are huge magnetic storms on the sun that can be thousands of miles in diameter. They appear as dark spots because their temperature is slightly cooler than the surrounding surface. They are present when the sun goes through the “active” phase of its approximately 11-year cycle. Currently, the sun is generating …

2017-09-25 03:48   Click to comment

The Next Grand Minimum: 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 …

2017-08-13 04:26   Click to comment

The Next Grand Minimum: Solar minimums may be final piece of puzzle in fall of Western Civilisation

Sam Khoury writing in the Nation [ooo] By the 1st century BC, Rome was the most advanced and powerful civilisation on Earth and Romans’ material wealth was skyrocketing. Men and women are increasingly less interested in marriage and no-fault divorce …

2017-08-04 06:14   Click to comment

The Next Grand Minimum: New Study By German Physicists Concludes We Can Expect Climate Cooling For Next 50 Years!

By P Gosselin at the No Tricks Zone German physicists: “CO2 plays only minor role for global climate” In a just published study in The Open Atmospheric Science Journal here, German scientists Horst-Joachim Lüdecke and Carl-Otto Weiss have used a …

2017-08-04 03:11   Click to comment

The Next Grand Minimum: Grand Minimum Super Earthquakes

Upheaval!: Why Catastrophic Earthquakes Will Soon Strike the United States by Mr. John L. Casey, Dr. Dong Choi, Dr.Fumio Tsunoda and Dr. Ole HumlumPublished January 2017. It is hard to write a book about the future, as it can be …

2017-07-31 04:22   Click to comment

The Next Grand Minimum: Is Our Sun Slowing Down in Its Middle Age?

By: Monica Bobra writing in Sky and Telescope The Sun, now halfway through its life, might be slowing its magnetic activity, researchers say, which could lead to permanent changes in the sunspots and auroras we see. We all slow down …

2017-07-22 21:27   Click to comment

The Next Grand Minimum: Monster Solar Minimum Approaching

  Guest essay by David Archibald at Watts Up With That This recent post was on the fact that the Sun’s EUV emissions had fallen to solar minimum-like levels well ahead of solar minimum. The implication was that the Solar …

2017-07-11 19:42   Click to comment

The Next Grand Minimum: 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 …

2017-07-10 23:34   Click to comment

The Next Grand Minimum: Solar Minimum in 2019-2020

According to the NASA Video below the next solar minimum is on the way and should arrive by 2019 As the next solar minimum is exposed by time, I will be focusing more on this event and its potential impact …

2017-07-10 15:39   Click to comment

The Next Grand Minimum: New Atmospheric Radiation Results

For the past two+ years, and the students of Earth to Sky Calculus have been monitoring cosmic rays in the atmosphere above California using high-altitude space weather balloons. After more than 100 flights, they find that dose rates have …

2017-06-25 23:02   Click to comment

The Next Grand Minimum: Indirect Effects of the Sun on Earth’s Climate

Mike Jonas writing as Guest Blogger at Watt Up With That has written an very interesting essay on the potential impact of the sun on our climate and climate history. Recommend reading for Next Grand Minimum readers, as there is …

2017-06-11 14:52   Click to comment

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