Category Archives: Solar

Declining Temperatures

We just wrapped up summer without any long term periods of temperatures over 100 degrees. Yes, we had some 3-4 day periods.  Now it looks like September is going to be cooler than average. So, the question is how much … Continue reading

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Galactic Cosmic-Rays Research Rains On Man-Made Climate Change Parade

A pair of new international studies which punched holes in the absoluteness of man-made climate change have gotten little-to-no attention in the corporate media. Researchers from Kobe University in Japan found that high-energy particles from space known as galactic cosmic … Continue reading

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The Greenhouse Effect Refresher

Atmospheric Gases: When discussing atmospheric gases, it is useful to refresh one’s memory of the relative concentrations of various gases. To be more useful these will be put in the same units, that is ppmv: parts per million by volume. … Continue reading

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Our Planet Has Enjoyed 10 Warm Periods During The Past 10,000 Years

There is absolutely nothing unusual about today’s so-called global warming or if you prefer climate change. Look at how many periods of warmth our planet has enjoyed during the past 10,000 years alone. Civilizations flourished during those warm periods and … Continue reading

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Strange Clouds Are Circling Antarctica

NASA’s AIM spacecraft is monitoring a vast ring of noctilucent (night-shining) clouds circling Antarctica. These strange clouds, formed at the edge of space by ice-frosted specks of meteor smoke, may be linked through recently discovered teleconnections to cold weather patterns … Continue reading

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Cosmic Rays, Solar Activity, Have Much Greater Impact On Earth’s Climate Than Models Suggest

The local progressive challenge is always “was it Peer-Reviewed?” Yes, this paper was peer-reviewed. Abstract: Ions produced by cosmic rays have been thought to influence aerosols and clouds. In this study, the effect of ionization on the growth of aerosols … Continue reading

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Eclipses and How Glaciers Get Started

Ellen and I went to Idaho to observe the Total Eclipse with some friends in a mountain valley across from Mt Bora, the highest peak in Idaho. On our way to the observation camp site, we observed snow glistening in … Continue reading

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