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2015-07-15. Journalists link solar science news to climate—and to the climate controversy.

posted Jul 20, 2015, 12:59 PM by Alan Gould   [ updated Jul 20, 2015, 2:38 PM ]
By Steven T. Corneliussen, Physics Today. For GSS Climate Change chapter 7. Excerpt: The Royal Astronomical Society press release "Irregular heartbeat of the Sun driven by double dynamo" explains that at the recent National Astronomy Meeting in Wales, Northumbria University astrophysicist and mathematics professor Valentina Zharkova reported on a new model of the Sun's solar cycle. The model suggests that "solar activity will fall by 60 per cent during the 2030s to conditions last seen during the 'mini ice age' that began in 1645." The resulting media stir merits notice.... http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/magazine/physicstoday/news/10.1063/PT.5.8127.  See also The Guardian article No, the sun isn't going to save us from global warming.