NASA: Sun undergoing a “deep solar minimum”

We don't know what this means, but it might have substantial impact on Earth's climate.  At the end are links for more information. "Deep Solar Minimum", NASA, 1 April 2009 -- Excerpt: The sunspot cycle is behaving a little like the stock market. Just when you think it has hit bottom, it goes even lower. 2008 … Continue reading NASA: Sun undergoing a “deep solar minimum”

Important new climate science articles

Just a few articles for your attention.  Geoscience and climate science may be among the most powerful forces shaping the early 21st century.  They deserve close attention, IMO -- however unfamilar to those accustomed to (incorrectly) thinking of economic, political, and military forces as the major drivers of history. Climate Science: "Danger ahead as the … Continue reading Important new climate science articles

News from the conference on ”Solar Activity during the onset of Solar Cycle 24″

I mentioned this Conference before, but it deserves closer attention IMO:   ”Solar Activity during the onset of Solar Cycle 24″, a Conference sponsored by several prominent scientific organizations (NASA, etc), 8 - 12 December 2008.  Home page; copies of the presentations. The main goals of the meeting were to assess our current knowledge of solar activity, in order … Continue reading News from the conference on ”Solar Activity during the onset of Solar Cycle 24″