Category Archives: Solar

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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Putting the New York Times leaked US Climate Report in perspective.

  Government Climate Scientists Attempting To Extort Money From President Trump

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Where Will You Be On August 21, 2017?

Millions of Americans will witness the moon moving in between the Earth and the sun to create a total solar eclipse. The 67-mile wide path of the moon’s umbral shadow will begin in the northern Pacific and cross the U.S. … Continue reading

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California Drought Report #79: Satellite Reveals End of “Unending” N. California Drought

Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. With more rain and snow on the way, the supposed “unending drought” that the New York Times reported on last year has, in a matter of weeks, ended — at least in Northern California. Yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Got Generator?: California’s Self-Inflicted Energy Shortage

Institute for Energy Research looks at CA Energy outlook. California is again having issues with adequate electricity and its customers are being told that summer blackouts may occur. Full report HERE. Conclusion California’s utility system is so tight and complex … Continue reading

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