Tag Archives: Solar forcing

Why a reasonably stable climate?

Came across a nice paper today suggesting that Future climate forcing potentially without precedent in the last 420 million years, by Foster, Royer & Lunt (I say nice because I found it quite easy to understand, not because what it … Continue reading

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Mini ice age?

There was a press release from the National Astronomy Meeting – which I go to every couple of years – suggesting that the Sun will return to Maunder Minimum-like conditions during the 2030s. This has been picked up by some … Continue reading

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A thought experiment

To follow up on my – possibly poorly titled – post from a couple of days ago, I thought I would pose a thought experiment. This is entirely unrealistic and is just intended to, maybe, illustrate what I was trying … Continue reading

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Recovering from the LIA?

I can’t remember if I’ve written about this before, but since I haven’t written a post for a few days and would prefer to address something physicsy (rather than something controversial), I thought I might address the issue of us … Continue reading

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