Little Ice Age

7 New (2017) Papers Forecast Global Cooling, Another Little Ice Age Will Begin Soon

Temperatures To Decrease 0.5°C-0.7°C Due To Low Sunspots, Solar Minimum Image Source: Abdussamatov, 2012 During 2017, 120 papers linking historical and modern climate change to variations in solar activity and its modulators (clouds, cosmic rays) have been published in scientific journals. It has been increasingly established that low solar activity (fewer sunspots) and increased cloud […]

5 New Papers: Climate And Weather Events Become LESS Erratic And Severe During Warming Periods

5 New Papers: Climate And Weather Events Become LESS Erratic And Severe During Warming Periods

 Cooling, Not Warming, Leads To   Weather and Climate Instability  Image Source: Loisel et al., 2017 1. Significant Decreasing Trend In Severe Weather Since 1961 Zhang et al., 2017 Based on continuous and coherent severe weather reports from over 500 manned stations, for the first time, this study shows a significant decreasing trend in severe weather occurrence […]

2 More New Papers Affirm There Is More Arctic Ice Coverage Today Than During The 1400s

2 More New Papers Affirm There Is More Arctic Ice Coverage Today Than During The 1400s

 A Shrinking Anthropogenic Signal  Continues To Emerge In The Arctic Earlier this year, Stein et al., 2017 published a reconstruction of Arctic sea ice variations throughout the Holocene that appeared to establish that there is more Arctic sea ice now than for nearly all of the last 10,000 years. The study region, the Chukchi Sea, […]

Historical Grape Harvest Dates Show Modern Temperatures No Warmer Now Than Most Of The Last 1,000 Years

Historical Grape Harvest Dates Show Modern Temperatures No Warmer Now Than Most Of The Last 1,000 Years

Grape Harvest Date Evidence: No Significant Modern Warmth Public domain photo. Source here In a late February (2017) interview on a U.S. news program, mechanical engineer Bill Nye claimed that the settled science says humans have been warming the planet at a rate that is  unnaturally and “catastrophically” fast since the year 1750 . “It’s […]