100+ Papers – Sun Drives Climate. Proven by thousands of temperature datasets, the earth’s climate fluctuated cyclically in the past, and there’s an overwhelming body of evidence showing a close correlation with solar activity and other powerful natural factors.
If the IPCC had truly examined past temperature developments and compared them to solar data, they’d have seen there is something remarkable there. Yet in the IPCC AR5, Working Group 1 takes only a cursory look at solar activity and its possible impacts on climate in IPCC AR5 before simply dismissing the sun altogether. The Earth’s sole supplier of energy, the sun, and all its dynamism, in fact gets only a couple of pages in a 2200-page report, about 0.1%. That alone is a monumental scandal. What follows is a list of papers I found in just a few hours that the IPCC should have taken a much closer look at instead of just dismissing. An excellent resource that really speeded things up was the site: Popular Technology.net 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13.
New Paper: 14 Scientists Affirm Solar Forcing, Not CO2, Is ‘Dominant Control’ For Modern Climate Change. 20 New Scientific Papers Link Modern Climate Trends To Solar Forcing. By Kenneth Richard on 20.
February 2017 “The emerging causal effects from SS [solar activity] to GT [global temperatures], especially for recent decades, are overwhelmingly proved” — Huang et al., 2017 (1) Yndestad and Solheim, 2017 “Periods with few sunspots are associated with low solar activity and cold climate periods. Below, the trends in Total Solar Irradiance for 1700-2013, which comes from the Yndestad and Solheim (2017) paper cited above, are shown to closely correspond to the temperature trends for the Northern Hemisphere (NH, derived from “the mean of 22 regional reconstructions of instrumental JJA [June-August] temperatures“) as shown in Stoffel et al., 2015. (2) Rydval et al., 2017 (3) Huang et al., 2017 (full paper)
Is the Sun driving ozone and changing the climate? Svensmark publishes: Solar activity has a direct impact on Earth’s cloud cover. Solar variations affect the abundance of clouds in our atmosphere, a new study lead by DTU Space suggests.
Large eruptions on the surface of the Sun can temporarily shield Earth from so-called cosmic rays which now appear to affect cloud formation. A team of scientists from the National Space Institute at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU Space) and the Racah Institute of Physics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has linked large solar eruptions to changes in Earth’s cloud cover in a study based on over 25 years of satellite observations. The solar eruptions are known to shield Earth’s atmosphere from cosmic rays. However the new study, published in Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, shows that the global cloud cover is simultaneously reduced, supporting the idea that cosmic rays are important for cloud formation. ”Earth is under constant bombardment by particles from space called galactic cosmic rays.
Very energetic particles. Cosmic Rays and Climate. By: Nir J.
Shaviv Article originally appeared in PhysicaPlus. Sir William Herschel was the first to seriously consider the sun as a source of climate variations, already two centuries ago. He noted a correlation between the price of wheat, which he presumed to be a climate proxy, and the sunspot activity: “The result of this review of the foregoing five periods is, that, from the price of wheat, it seems probable that some temporary scarcity or defect of vegetation has generally taken place, when the sun has been without those appearances which we surmise to be symptoms of a copious emission of light and heat.” — Sir William Herschel, Phil. The Milky Way Galaxy's Spiral Arms and Ice-Age Epochs and the Cosmic Ray Connection. 1.
Ice Age Epochs and Milky Way Spiral Arm Passages: The longest stretch of a blank sun since 2010 — Vencore Weather. The monitoring of cosmic rays by spaceweather.com is now going global.
In recent months, they have developed launch sites in three continents: North America, South America and in Europe above the Arctic Circle. The purpose of launching balloons from so many places is to map out the distribution of cosmic rays around our planet. Sun's impact on climate change quantified for first time. There is human-induced climate change, and there are natural climate fluctuations.
Robust relationship between solar wind speed and North Atlantic Oscillation discovered. Interdisciplinary studies reveal relationship between solar activity and climate change Solar impacts on earth’s climate are most sensitive in polar and tropical Pacific regions and the monsoon activity plays a crucial role in the propagation of solar signal between different latitudes.
CREDIT Ziniu Xiao The solar flux is considered the fundamental energy source of earth’s climate system on long time scales. In recent decades, some studies have noted that the tiny variations in solar activity could be amplified by the nonlinear process in climate system. Therefore, the astronomy factors, such as solar activity, present intriguing and cutting-edge questions to better understand climate change. Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea and their relationship with sunspots. New Science 25: Seven possible ways the sun could change our cloud cover. Earth and the solar wind. | Credit: NASA/GSFC There’s a nuclear fusion reactor in the neighborhood that weighs 300,000 times more than Earth.
It’s eight minutes away at the speed of light, has 99.8% of the mass of the solar system, and surrounds us with changing magnetic and electric fields while it rains down charged particles. Some years the Sun throws ten times as much extreme-UV our way as it does in other years. Virtually none of this is included in mainstream climate models. The constant wind of charged particles blows at a million miles an hour — the flow waves and wiggles, shifting direction. Running through all of this, and from a different direction, are cosmic rays which also appear to seed clouds. Complicating things even further, the Sun may have a dual core — two dynamos operating in the north and south on cycles that are nearly but not quite in sync. – Jo. Leading International Geologist Peter Ziegler: “Sun Is Driving Climate, Not CO2.”
Hans Labohm writes at the Dutch Standaard that one of the world’s leading geologists, Peter Ziegler of Switzerland, recently made a presentation on the factors driving climate. It’s not CO2, he said. Peter Ziegler. Photo from Ziegler family archives. GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version. Chinese Sunspots. Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [See also the new Update at the end of the post.] I see that there is a new paper from China causing a great disturbance in the solar force … as discussed here on WUWT, the claim is that the El Nino Modoki Index, which is an index of sea surface temperatures, is significantly affected by some sunspot-related solar variable. The first problem with their study is that the sea surface temperature (SST) “data” they have used to establish the relationship is not data as we understand it. It is not observations. Carbon Dioxide or Solar Forcing?
By: Nir J. Shaviv Natural or Anthropogenic? Which mechanism is responsible for global warming over the 20th century? According to the common perception, the temperature over the 20th century has been warming, and it is mostly anthropogenic in origin, with greenhouse gases (GHGs) being the dominant driver. Others, usually called "skeptics", challenge this view and instead claim that the temperature variations are all part of natural variability.
Claim: Solar activity not a key cause of climate change, study shows. From the University of Edinburgh , another one-paper syndrome in the making funded by an NGO research council with a political mission to grab a headline. And, another poorly written press release where they don’t even cite the name of paper. Sigh. New study suggests a link between the 11 year solar cycle and the tidal effects of Venus, the Earth and Jupiter. More solar linkages to climate variations. From Pierre Gosselin’s No Tricks Zone: 18 New Papers Link High Solar Activity To Medieval And Modern Warmth, Low Solar Activity To Little Ice Age Cooling. “It is generally accepted that the climate warms during periods of strong solar activity (e.g., the Medieval Warm Period) and cools during periods of low solar activity (e.g., the Little Ice Age).”
—Lyu et al., 2016 Within the last 1,000 years, global-scale surface temperatures underwent a warm period during Medieval times, centennial-scale cooling during the 14th to 19th centuries, and another warm period since the early 20th century. ENSO caused by high tidal pulses and by solar activity. Lunar Perigee Pulses, variation in solar wind and Earth’s magnetic field are the main drivers behind El Niño and La Niña swings.
Solar Activity Modulates the Frequency of Central European Floods. Paper Reviewed Czymzik, M., Muscheler, R. and Brauer, A. 2016. Solar modulation of flood frequency in central Europe during spring and summer on inter-annual to multi-centennial timescales. French Study: Mediterranean Storm Activity Linked To Solar Activity, Has Nothing To Do With CO2. Sebastian Lüning recently wrote a piece on a new study by a French team of scientists. A Short Summary of Soon, Connolly and Connolly, 2015; “Re-evaluating the role of solar variability on Northern Hemisphere temperature trends since the 19th Century”
By Andy May Soon, Connolly and Connolly (2015) is an excellent paper (pay walled, for the authors preprint, go here) that casts some doubt about two critical IPCC AR5 statements, quoted below: Solar variability and the Earth’s climate. By Andy May According to Javier and the IPCC total solar radiation output varies little, less than 0.1%. This is only 0.7 to 1.4 Watts/m2 and converted to incident radiation striking the Earth this reduces to about 0.05 to 0.4 W/m^2. The latter values can be compared to an IPCC anthropogenic effect estimate of 2.3 Watts/m2. A Gleissberg Solar Minimum? Allan MacRae says: Thanks to Alberta Jacobs. Researcher: More Evidence Extreme Weather In Japan, Global Cooling, Linked To Solar Activity.
By Kyoji Kimoto I have found a 44-year cycle of heavy snowfall in Japan caused by a wavy jet stream, corresponding to Dalton and Gleissberg Minimum as follows [Kimoto, 2010]. 1. 1833/heavy snowfall – Dalton Minimum (1795-1830) 2. 1877 heavy snowfall (44 years later) Unstoppable Solar Cycles. NASA - Top Story - NASA STUDY FINDS INCREASING SOLAR TREND THAT CAN CHANGE CLIMATE - March 20, 2003. The New Sunspot Data … and Satellite Sea Levels. Current Solar Cycle 3rd All-Time Weakest …Next Cycle Likely To Be Weaker! As Earth Warms Up, The Sun Is Remarkably Quiet. Scientists Find Climate’s ‘Cause Of Causes’…Highest Solar Activity In 4000 Years Just Ended…Cooling Begins In 2025. National Geographic 1967 : Sunspots Control Glaciers. Record heat despite a cold sun. Number Of Sunspots Dwindling Faster Than Expected, NASA Says. The Sun-Climate Connection: Over 100 Scientific Papers From 2016 Link Solar Forcing To Climate Change. Satellite Data Proves Changes in Sun Caused Recent Global Warming, Not Humans - Principia Scientific International.
Solar Denialists Face Harsh Times …Flurry of New Studies, CERN, Show Sun’s Massive Impact On Global Climate. Mars Melt Hints at Solar, Not Human, Cause for Warming, Scientist Says - Principia Scientific International.