From a 2002 dream:




compiled by Dee Finney

I wonder what the significance is that I was born right after the highest spot on this chart.
Do sunspot cycles have anything to do with astrology? CH


Space Weather News for May 12 & 13, 2008

SOLAR ACTIVITY: Is something lurking just over the sun's eastern limb? Yesterday's impressive display suggests
the answer is yes. Amateur astronomers in Europe and North America witnessed fountains of hot, magnetized gas
surging over the eastern edge of the sun. "My hard drive is full of movies," says Didier Favre of Brétigny sur Orge,
France, who counted no fewer than seven eruptions.



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1-11-08 - DREAM - I seemed to be on the 5th floor of a building and I saw what looked like the sun floating past the west window. There were flames shooting of one side of it - (10:00 on the clock)

I tried to get my roommates to look at it, but they were busy trying to find clothes to wear for the day.

I then saw what looked like sunlight coming up over the horizon in the northwest and I knew it should be coming up in the northeast as it was 7:30 a.m.  I felt very distressed by this too.

Then as I watched, I realized the floating sun with the flames going by my window was a giant balloon on strings held by a man on the ground. 

I was looking out the north window now and the man was dressed like an evil clown and he pointed to a UPS truck parked by the north curb of the street.  When he looked back, I pointed to the truck and then to myself and he nodded, indicating he was delivering a package for me.

One of my roommates, who was dressed in a long white nightgown and barefoot, almost stepped out the window which had become a door - she looked rather angelic - with blonde hair and that long nightgown.  I made her step back so she wouldn't fall out the door.

So then we went down to the lobby to fetch the package. I somehow knew this was not going to be a welcome package, considering the means by which it was delivered.

There were a lot of old ladies in the lobby.  My roommate and I took the large package we found by the door and took it to a table to open it in the lobby as it a group of brightly wrapped rounded gifts that was obviously baked goodies and cakes for Christmas.

One of the old women said, "I just turned 70 - how old are you?" 

I answered, "69".  (This is true through Christmas of 2008)

She helped spread out the goodies on the tables for the others to share.

I wanted desperately to eat some but I knew I couldn't, so I left the white bread, globs of butter, and turkey slices all stay on the platter for them and I only took a few pieces of turkey for my roommates and office co-workers upstairs.

I went to my upstairs office then, and the head secretary was complaining that she had forgotten her desk key somewhere.  On top of her desk was a golden object that was more brilliant than anything I've ever seen in person. She showed me a brilliant gold key that went with it and it had a round end on it, not like a door key.

I asked her if I could see it closer because I'm nearsighted, but she was reluctant to let me come too close to it. She stood about six feet away from me and I still couldn't clearly see what it was.  She told me then that the gold key went to a pipe organ.

I told her my father could identify the key for her, but she wouldn't let me near it.


Solar Cycle 24

Futurist John Jay Harper discussed how Solar Cycle 24 marks the start of a disastrous cycle for our climate and civilization. The new solar cycle, which according to experts is currently under way, indicates that solar activity — sunspots and solar flares — is likely to begin increasing. Harper said the activity will reach its peak on or about the year 2012, in agreement with the Mayan calendar and other end-time prophecies.

Harper expects Solar Cycle 24 to trigger a series of cataclysmic events. "Solar flares have been equated with flu pandemics, with increased earthquake activity and underwater volcanism," he explained. Harper said Greenland's ice cap will likely melt, forcing additional ocean water toward the equator and causing a disruption in the axial tilt of our planet. He said an electromagnetic pole shift will occur as well.

The disruption to our agricultural, economic, and telecommunications systems will put us back into the pre-industrial age, Harper forecasted. All is not lost, however, as Harper believes these events will lead to an integration of science and religion into a single truth — the idea of energy transformation. He said many will survive the apocalypse because of their ability to link into a unified mind field.


Solar flares produce high energy particles and radiation that are dangerous to living organisms. However, at the surface of the Earth we are well protected from the effects of solar flares and other solar activity by the Earth's magnetic field and atmosphere. The most dangerous emissions from flares are energetic charged particles (primarily high-energy protons) and electromagnetic raditation (primarily x-rays).

The x-rays from flares are stopped by our atmosphere well above the Earth's surface. They do disturb the Earth's ionosphere, however, which in turn disturbs some radio communications. Along with energetic ultraviolet radiation, they heat the Earth’s outer atmosphere, causing it to expand. This increases the drag on Earth-orbiting satellites, reducing their lifetime in orbit. Also, both intense radio emission from flares and these changes in the atmosphere can degrade the precision of Global Positioning System (GPS) measurements.

The energetic particles produced at the Sun in flares seldom reach the Earth. When they do, the Earth's magnetic field prevents almost all of them from reaching the Earth's surface. The small number of very high energy particles that does reach the surface does not significantly increase the level of radiation that we experience every day.

The most serious effects on human activity occur during major geomagnetic storms. It is now understood that the major geomagnetic storms are induced by coronal mass ejections (CMEs). Coronal mass ejections are usually associated with flares, but sometimes no flare is observed when they occur. Like flares, CMEs are more frequent during the active phase of the Sun's approximately 11 year cycle. The last maximum in solar activity was in the year 2000. The next maximum is expected to occur in late 2011 or in 2012.




COLOR-CODED SUNSPOTS: According to one leading solar physicist, the sun is turning blue. David Hathaway of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center is using red and blue to tag sunspots of the old and new solar cycles. When he plots the color-coded sunspot numbers, it's clear a change is taking place.

"New Solar Cycle 24 is on the upswing while old Solar Cycle 23 is decaying," he says. The sun is still in the pits of a deep solar minimum, he points out, but the little blue bars in Hathaway's plot show that it won't last forever. An increasing number of new-cycle sunspots in the months ahead should propel the sun out of the doldrums, eventually leading to a full-fledged Solar Max around 2012.



 PROTO NEW-CYCLE SUNSPOT: For the second time this month, a new-cycle sunspot is struggling to form. SOHO magnetograms of the sun's surface reveal a planet-sized magnetic dipole with the telltale polarity of Solar Cycle 24:

Last week, these magnetic fields briefly coelesced into a pair of dark cores, then subsided. The apparition was too ephemeral to be included in official daily sunspot counts. For now, put this active region in the category of "struggling proto-sunspot."

Sometimes the ongoing solar minimum seems like it will never end. This proto-sunspot, as well as a similar one in early August, offers hope to observers that the solar cycle is actually moving forward. The calm won't last forever.

more images: from Pete Lawrence of Selsey, West Sussex, UK; from Michael Buxton of Ocean Beach, California

Current conditions Solar wind
speed: 297.3 km/sec
density: 1.8 protons/cm3
explanation | more data
Updated: Today at 1346 UT
X-ray Solar Flares
6-hr max: A0
1345 UT Aug25
24-hr: A0
1345 UT Aug25
explanation | more data
Updated: Today at: 1345 UT




2008 Evidence: See this Article at



This may seem fantastic. However, both my intuition and intellect,

have told me for nearly eight years now, that this is exactly true:




Around 1997, I read various disclosures by Alex Collier, in Nexus magazine, some of which related to events of 1994. Much of what Alex said about the year 1994, I had experienced almost exactly as he said. In this warning, below, Alex Collier's information meshes so very closely with both the Hopi 'Navohti' warning to humanity, and to the warnings given in the 'The 20 Count, Rainbow Dream Vision of Hope'. The '20 Count/RDV', is a warning and prediction from various intertribal medicine societies of the people of North America. It is my belief, that our greatest present concern, is that of advanced technology being used not only in a completely irresponsible way, but also to reduce the population of the Earth. Dr Boyd Graves has proven that is the case with AIDS. However, 'technology' is also, I believe, being used in other deadly ways.

Alex Collier states that he has had frequent contact with Extraterrestrials since childhood. I have the intuition that some of what Collier has warned us of, is true. And I think this below is the key part in all his messages.

Michael Irving, 2008, World-Action, British Isles



Don't think you're at the movies when you read the next bit. NASA and top

military know these races, and many others, are common in our solar system:






"Moraney told Alex that they have discovered that:



World-Action: Have you felt more 'negative' these past few years?

Yes, it could be as simple as that. But now, in addition, we have more

use of Chemtrails, HAARP, weather manipulation, etc., to add to the

Sun's damaged behaviour. - Michael Irving, World-Action, 2008


"It was not shared as to who is the cause of this action or what they are trying to accomplish, but the Andromedans are going to continue to monitor it. Our speculation is that when Hale-Bopp traveled around the Sun and dropped off the two mother ships (moons) in orbit around Mercury that the Orion Con-sortium (consisting of 19 different races from the Constellation of Orion along with the Draconians and Sirian B's) is directly involved with the manipulation of our Sun."  (Re Hale-Bopp, see: halebopp.html and slo.html)



Input by World-Action: Several million people know some VERY odd things happened with the 'comet' Hale-Bopp. This data began to be released world-wide, initially, then very suddenly, many telescopes were strangely turned away, and many knowledgeable people went very quiet. I saw details in a magazine called 'Sightings', of the very precise route the 'comet' took through our solar system, cutting the north-south poles of several planets precisely. There are also images of the large object that 'flew' with Hale-Bopp in an impressive manner.  (See: halebopp.html and slo.html)


"Moraney explained to Alex, due to the highly political nature of the Andromedan Council, that the Andromedan races, the Pleiadian races from Taygeta and Alcyon, and the liberated races of the Tau Cetians and Procyons, along with some other races that chose to get involved with us from the beginning of this mission, have decided that regardless of the political intentions of the other Council races, they are going to stay true to their original mission and intent involving our sector of space which includes our solar system."


"It was further stated, that if they detected any direct regressive alien "behind the scenes" involvement in Terran vs. Terran conflicts or actual regressive ET vs. Terran altercations that they may invoke direct open intervention on our behalf - if they have our PERMISSION."

Our permission?

They have my permission, and maybe your permission, but how can they have the world's permission when most of humanity have little idea of what is really happening in our solar system? That is why information is so tightly and completely controlled on our planet; to keep us in ignorance and in power-lessness ......

For the time being, therefore, we must LOOK TO OURSELVES



2008 'Sun Manipulation' Evidence:

Possible Smoking Gun - Tinkering With The Sun

By Ted Twietmeyer  2-20-2008

7-7-2003 - I heard a long, personal story of alien manipulation today from a dear friend who is a life-long abductee/contactee, which I know for certain is true. I can't let this lay in secret - because I've seen the evidence of what she told me on the website of another friend - in the sun. The black-ops ETs with IQ's of between 300 and 400 with supercomputers have been working for 80 years on the physics of making the 'Tuning' occur faster than it should and the exact moment necessary to make the earth change frequencies to the positive, because their own planet turned negative in their own past. I've been told that 11 teams of 10 psychics each have been in training since the 70's, to work on this project.

That might be all well and good in their minds to make something positive rather than negative, if you don't understand what it means to have the earth 'Tuned". It ultimately means the deaths of billions of people will occur before the zero point is reached.


I hate to admit that I've heard this stuff in other places for years and didn't want to accept it. My friend said that over the weekend, some ETS who are like the US black government - hijacked and arrested and held hostage the ET she usually works with. Then they tried to manipulate her into using her psychic powers to do something she had decided was not a good thing to do. This whole thing is related to HAARP. It seems that where the HAARP scientists said that they were going to bombard our own atmosphere - they were bombarding the sun instead. I don't know if you follow space weather at all, but the sun was supposed to reach its peak and diminish, but instead has continually gotten worse As a result, earth weather is also out of control. Sunspots, solar storms; what is going on is not just sunspots - but huge explosions. I've seen the photos of 'light' perhaps lazer torpedoes being shot at the sun for quite some time now. Kent Steadman has been following those for a couple years now. We have the photographs of these torpedoes hitting the sun also. The evidence is there for all to see. It affect both  our weather here on earth as well as communications. I don't really personally care about the communications so much because I can live without a cellphone - but people are getting killed because of the violent weather. And this is just the beginning. A pole shift is what is being worked towards because of the magnetics but that's not all either; the core of the earth has become unstable too, which will cause the pole shift. There will be a large increase in volcanic activity before the shift happens.

7-25-03 - It has come to my knowledge that the little greys who are scientists have come to some kind of 'awakening' since this event occurred two weeks ago. They assumed all this while that because they had a 'hive mind/consciousness' with each other that they knew everything that was going on within their own government, and just now found out that they were being lied to by their own government.  (Sounds familiar to me thinking about my own government while I write this too)  Because they are beholden to their government to feed, house, and transport all these little scientists around the galaxy, they don't have much of a choice if they want to continue their work.  

Meanwhile, since this weekend event occurred, there is a lot of thought being given to the topic of the 'spirit' of the planets  and sun, not just of human beings and animals. This is the awakening that the ETs are going to have to deal with in the very near future if they haven't considered it already. Because these crafts are so large and take so much metal and other materials to construct, it takes an entire planet, which up to now have been completely destroyed to provide that material.  They are careful to make sure there are are no animals or other life on these planets before they destroy them, yet no consideration has been given to whether the planet had a 'spirit' housed within it. The Native Americans were well aware of the spirit of the planet and of the sun, as well as other ancient tribes in Africa. Why weren't the ETs aware of this? Or were they so scientific minded, (perhaps like our own scientists) that if it couldn't be proven in a laboratory and tested and retested, that it didn't have life?

These questions need to be addressed soon or this program has basically come to an end. Now that the psychics are aware of what is going on with the 'spirit factor' they will not participate in the program. Their eyes have been opened to the truth.

This crop glyph appeared in a field in Henwood nr Eastmeonm Hampshire, UK
the very morning I wrote this page.  This proves to me that the circle-makers are
giving us meaningful messages - we just need to be able to read them better.
Thanks to
Paul Vigay for this picture.


Sun Cycle 24 Predicted to be 50 Percent Larger than C-23

Posted by keelynet on January 22, 2008

A world perhaps too dependent on electronics and satellites? And lets not forget the new Chinese satellite killers as an additional threat.

There has been ongoing debate whether Cycle 24 began on July 1st 2006, or began January 4th 2008. What determines a new solar cycle is when the first sunspot distributes a ‘reverse’ magnetic field. Over the last several months, the sunspot and solar activity have been extremely mild. This is known as ’solar minimum’. From this point on, solar activity will begin to ramp up with more significant activity becoming noticeable by the end of this year. Cycle 23 introduced us to the largest solar flare “ever recorded”. On November 4th 2003 a solar flare coming from just around the western limb of the Sun exploded. It was measured as an X-40. Until this moment, nothing had measured past an X-9. (at least since instruments were developed to measure). In addition to this, Cycle 23 showed us dozens of X-class flares, and even more numbers of M-class. Also note Cycle 24’s ‘apex’ (maximum) occurs between 2011 and 2012. I suggest our Mayan elders knew of this all along and is in association with Mayan prophecy and calendar. Solar Storm Warning: You Have One Year or Less to Prepare.

The federal government now predicts a new cycle of solar storms will begin to intensify by spring 2008. By this time we will start to see larger and possibility of dangerous consequences. The new set of storms are expected to peak around the end of 2011 and beginning of 2012. That’s the conclusion of some scientists at NASA and NOAA.

On November 4th 2003 a solar flare and following CME (coronal mass ejection) exploded just as it began rotating over the western limb of the Sun. If it had been just 48 to 72 hours earlier, the flare would have been Earth directed and we would have experienced a direct hit. The strength of this event measured an X-40, of which such strength had never been witnessed or anticipated. Even to this day we can only speculate the damage it would have caused to our power grids, satellites, GPS, and any number of devices which depend on communication or directional satellites.” -

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NOTE:  So far in 2008, there has been little activity on the sun. Here is the space-weather starting in May, 2008 after our dear friend Kent Steadman passed on to his glory space.


Global Warming - The zealots are getting desperate

jdclyde - Sun Cycle 24 is intense

In what could be the simplest explanation for one component of global warming, a new study shows the Sun's radiation has increased by .05 percent per decade since the late 1970s..... The increase would only be significant to Earth's climate if it has been going on for a century or more, said study leader Richard Willson, a Columbia University researcher also affiliated with NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies..... The Sun's increasing output has only been monitored with precision since satellite technology allowed necessary observations. Willson is not sure if the trend extends further back in time, but other studies suggest it does..... "This trend is important because, if sustained over many decades, it could cause significant climate change," Willson said..... Solar activity has apparently been going upward for a century or more," Willson told today..... Scientists, industry leaders and environmentalists have argued for years whether humans have contributed to global warming, and to what extent. The average surface temperature around the globe has risen by about 1 degree Fahrenheit since 1880. Some scientists say the increase could be part of natural climate cycles. Others argue that greenhouse gases produced by automobiles and industry are largely to blame.

Sun's Output Increasing in Possible Trend Fueling Global Warming
By Robert Roy Britt
Senior Science Writer
posted: 02:30 pm ET
20 March 2003

In what could be the simplest explanation for one component of global warming, a new study shows the Sun's radiation has increased by .05 percent per decade since the late 1970s.

The increase would only be significant to Earth's climate if it has been going on for a century or more, said study leader Richard Willson, a Columbia University researcher also affiliated with NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies.

The Sun's increasing output has only been monitored with precision since satellite technology allowed necessary observations. Willson is not sure if the trend extends further back in time, but other studies suggest it does.

"This trend is important because, if sustained over many decades, it could cause significant climate change," Willson said.

In a NASA-funded study recently published in Geophysical Research Letters, Willson and his colleagues speculate on the possible history of the trend based on data collected in the pre-satellite era.

"Solar activity has apparently been going upward for a century or more," Willson told today.

Significant component

Further satellite observations may eventually show the trend to be short-term. But if the change has indeed persisted at the present rate through the 20th Century, "it would have provided a significant component of the global warming the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports to have occurred over the past 100 years," he said.

That does not mean industrial pollution has not been a significant factor, Willson cautioned.

Scientists, industry leaders and environmentalists have argued for years whether humans have contributed to global warming, and to what extent. The average surface temperature around the globe has risen by about 1 degree Fahrenheit since 1880. Some scientists say the increase could be part of natural climate cycles. Others argue that greenhouse gases produced by automobiles and industry are largely to blame.

Willson said the Sun's possible influence has been largely ignored because it is so difficult to quantify over long periods.

Confounding efforts to determine the Sun's role is the fact that its energy output waxes and wanes every 11 years. This solar cycle, as it is called, reached maximum in the middle of 2000 and achieved a second peak in 2002. It is now ramping down toward a solar minimum that will arrive in about three years.


Changes in the solar cycle -- and solar output -- are known to cause short-term climate change on Earth. At solar max, Earth's thin upper atmosphere can see a doubling of temperature. It swells, and denser air can puff up to the region of space where the International Space Station orbits, causing increased drag on the ship and forcing more frequent boosts from space shuttles.

Sun Cycle 24 will peak in about 2011.

Sun Cycle 25, which will result in a COOLING effect, will peak in about 2022. And look at the chart (first link) showing the HIGH peak in the 1930s -- another WARM era.

These global warming whackos are losing the argument, jd, but they sure are persistent. The mere fact that they ignore these scientific and proven facts in their argument, and considering they refuse to factor them into the debate (much less even mention them), their credibility is about zero.

Posted: 02/04/2007
In 1996, near the last solar minimum, the Sun is nearly featureless. By 1999, approaching maximum, it is dotted by sunspots and fiery hot gas trapped in magnetic loops.

Sun Cams: See the Sun Now

Long-term: A previous study showed that changes in the Sun's output appear to be related to temperatures on Earth, based on studies of tree rings, sunspots and other data. Learn More

[3-26-07 ECB] Conservative predictions shown in red by Hathaway, NASA/NOAA, 2007, uses an older statistically-based model. Other predictions using Solar Dynamic Models indicate a higher peak for Cycle 24. Cycle 25 "seems" too low in this chart when compared to the past nine Activity Cycles


Solar max has also been tied to a 2 percent increase in clouds over much of the United States.

It might seem logical to assume tie climate to solar output, but firm connections are few. Other studies looking further back in time have suggested a connection between longer variations in solar activity and temperatures on Earth.

Examinations of ancient tree rings and other data show temperatures declined starting in the 13th Century, bottomed out at 2 degrees below the long-term average during the 17th Century, and did not climb back to previous levels until the late 19th Century. Separate records of sunspots, auroral activity (the Northern Lights) and terrestrial deposits of certain substances generated in atmospheric reactions triggered by solar output, suggest the Sun was persistently active prior to the onset of this Little Ice Age, as scientists call the event.

Solar activity was lowest during the 17th Century, when Earth was most frigid.

Large-scale ocean and climate variations on Earth can also mask long-term trends and can make it difficult to sort out what is normal, what is unusual, and which effects might or might not result from shifts in solar radiation.

To get above all this, scientists rely on measurements of total solar energy, at all wavelengths, outside Earth's atmosphere. The figure they derive is called Total Solar Irradiance (TSI).

Heating up

The new study shows that the TSI has increased by about 0.1 percent over 24 years. That is not enough to cause notable climate change, Willson and his colleagues say, unless the rate of change were maintained for a century or more.

On time scales as short as several days, the TSI can vary by 0.2 percent due to the number and size of sunspots crossing the face of the Sun. That shift, said to be insignificant to weather, is however equal to the total amount of energy used by humans, globally, for a year, the researchers estimate.

The study analyzed data from six satellites orbiting Earth at different times over the 24 years. Willson ferreted out errors in one of the datasets that had prevented previous studies from discovering the trend.

A separate recent study of Sun-induced magnetic activity near Earth, going back to 1868, provides compelling evidence that the Sun's current increase in output goes back more than a century, Willson said.

He said firm conclusions about whether the present changes involve a long-term trend or a relatively brief aberration should come with continued monitoring into the next solar minimum, expected around 2006.


Mars Melt Hints at Solar, Not Human, Cause for Warming, Scientist Says

Kate Ravilious
National Geographic News
February 28, 2007

Simultaneous warming on Earth and Mars suggests that our planet's recent climate changes have a natural—and not a human-induced—cause, according to one scientist's controversial theory.

Earth is currently experiencing rapid warming, which the vast majority of climate scientists says is due to humans pumping huge amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. (Get an overview: "Global Warming Fast Facts".)

Mars, too, appears to be enjoying more mild and balmy temperatures.

In 2005 data from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor and Odyssey missions revealed that the carbon dioxide "ice caps" near Mars's south pole had been diminishing for three summers in a row.

Habibullo Abdussamatov, head of space research at St. Petersburg's Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory in Russia, says the Mars data is evidence that the current global warming on Earth is being caused by changes in the sun.

"The long-term increase in solar irradiance is heating both Earth and Mars," he said.

Solar Cycles

Abdussamatov believes that changes in the sun's heat output can account for almost all the climate changes we see on both planets.

Mars and Earth, for instance, have experienced periodic ice ages throughout their histories.

"Man-made greenhouse warming has made a small contribution to the warming seen on Earth in recent years, but it cannot compete with the increase in solar irradiance," Abdussamatov said.

By studying fluctuations in the warmth of the sun, Abdussamatov believes he can see a pattern that fits with the ups and downs in climate we see on Earth and Mars.

Abdussamatov's work, however, has not been well received by other climate scientists.

"His views are completely at odds with the mainstream scientific opinion," said Colin Wilson, a planetary physicist at England's Oxford University.

"And they contradict the extensive evidence presented in the most recent IPCC [Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change] report." (Related: "Global Warming 'Very Likely' Caused by Humans, World Climate Experts Say" [February 2, 2007].)

Mars's southern polar ice cap, seen here in true color, has shrunk in recent years due to planetary warming—similar to what's happening on Earth.

According to one scientist's controversial take, the simultaneous rise in temperatures on Earth and Mars indicates a natural—and not a human—cause for global warming. But the vast majority of experts maintain that humans are responsible for Earth's climate changes and that the Mars phenomenon is mere coincidence.

Photograph courtesy NASA

Amato Evan, a climate scientist at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, added that "the idea just isn't supported by the theory or by the observations."

Planets' Wobbles

The conventional theory is that climate changes on Mars can be explained primarily by small alterations in the planet's orbit and tilt, not by changes in the sun.

"Wobbles in the orbit of Mars are the main cause of its climate change in the current era," Oxford's Wilson explained. (Related: "Don't Blame Sun for Global Warming, Study Says" [September 13, 2006].)

All planets experience a few wobbles as they make their journey around the sun. Earth's wobbles are known as Milankovitch cycles and occur on time scales of between 20,000 and 100,000 years.

These fluctuations change the tilt of Earth's axis and its distance from the sun and are thought to be responsible for the waxing and waning of ice ages on Earth.

Mars and Earth wobble in different ways, and most scientists think it is pure coincidence that both planets are between ice ages right now.

"Mars has no [large] moon, which makes its wobbles much larger, and hence the swings in climate are greater too," Wilson said.

No Greenhouse

Perhaps the biggest stumbling block in Abdussamatov's theory is his dismissal of the greenhouse effect, in which atmospheric gases such as carbon dioxide help keep heat trapped near the planet's surface.

He claims that carbon dioxide has only a small influence on Earth's climate and virtually no influence on Mars.

But "without the greenhouse effect there would be very little, if any, life on Earth, since our planet would pretty much be a big ball of ice," said Evan, of the University of Wisconsin.

Most scientists now fear that the massive amount of carbon dioxide humans are pumping into the air will lead to a catastrophic rise in Earth's temperatures, dramatically raising sea levels as glaciers melt and leading to extreme weather worldwide.

Abdussamatov remains contrarian, however, suggesting that the sun holds something quite different in store.

"The solar irradiance began to drop in the 1990s, and a minimum will be reached by approximately 2040," Abdussamatov said. "It will cause a steep cooling of the climate on Earth in 15 to 20 years."

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Astrophysicist Sally Baliunas Says Global Warming Related To Sun
Staff Photo by Jaime R. Carrero
Astrophycist Dr. Sally Bulinas speaks to members of the press before her conference about Global warming and the Sun's interaction with the Earth's environment.
In her lecture series, "Warming Up to the Truth: The Real Story About Climate Change," astrophysicist Dr. Sallie Baliunas shared her findings Tuesday at the University of Texas at Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Dr. Baliunas' work with fellow Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics astronomer Willie Soon suggests global warming is more directly related to solar variability than to increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, an alternative view to what's been widely publicized in the mainstream media.
"Some people argue solar influence is large; some argue it is small. I'm somewhere in the middle," she said during a press conference Thursday afternoon.
Her research goes back to time periods when the amount of carbon emission was small enough that it wasn't a major player.

"If you go back far enough you eliminate some of your variables," she said. "I've always been interested with the changes of the sun and how they impact the earth. I decided to look at a narrower time scale this time."

Baliunas asserts that increases and decreases in solar output led to historically warmer and cooler periods.

Baliunas said concerns for world energy poverty should be more significant than worrying about something 100 years from now.
"I'm all for saving energy resources and eradicating energy poverty around the world," she said. "One can be concerned by the amount of carbon dioxide in the air and come to it from the philosophical idea of caution. We just don't want to take the chance; still we can take a view of precaution."
She also said civilizations have always looked for the cause of climate changes.
In 16th and 17th century Europe, thousands were executed for what was called "weather cooking," where religious and political institutions blamed witches - mostly women - for poor growing periods or storms.
Dr. Baliunas received her M.A. (1975) and Ph.D. (1980) degrees in Astrophysics from Harvard University. She serves as senior scientist at the George C. Marshall Institute in Washington, D.C., and chairs the Institute's Science Advisory Board.
Her talk was part of the university's Distinguished Lecture Series.

“It’s not really so much of a question whether the dangerous tipping point occurs
at 450 or 550 ppmv CO2. It’s how do we get the (greenhouse) emissions under
control so we don’t push past all the possible points at which the
climate change becomes a seriously dangerous issue.”

- Chris Field, Ph.D., Director, Carnegie Institution's
Dept. of Global Ecology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif.

The United Nations, as of 2007 continued to state that global warming is man -made despite evidence to the contrary.  The joke going around for awhile was 'I wonder how many SUV's are on Mars?"

Mars has just as much global warming despite its lack of atmosphere like ours and it's distance for the sun.  Other evidence shows that 'all' planets are undergoing global warming - just as earth is.

We don't have a problem with suppressing greenhouse emissions - there is no reason why we should ignore what helps to cause unhealthy air for people to breathe - but we need to face all the facts, not the ones we like best.

"Germany is proposing that all nations agree to slow down global warming this century to no more than 2 degrees Celsius -- about 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit. Experts say in order to do that, current greenhouse gas emissions coming out of cars and industries would have to be cut back 50 percent below 1990 levels over the next forty years. But the Bush Administration has rejected that idea. "

"January 10, 2008  Huntsville, Alabama - One month ago on December 11, 2007, a patch of magnetism on the sun was declared by NASA to be the first official sunspot of the new Solar Cycle 24. The spot was in a high-latitude on the sun with reversed polarity from the previous Solar Cycle 23 that has been in minimum for a long time. The sun has had a blank face without any sunspots for days and weeks at a time. But from now forward to 2012, sunspots should start appearing again all over the sun, leading up to what NASA astrophysicist, David Hathaway, Ph.D., thinks will be one of the more intense solar maximums on record. Dr. Hathaway is the Solar Physics Team Leader at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. He received his Ph.D. in astrophysics from the University of Colorado in Boulder in 1979. "

The Solar Cycle 24 will last approximately 11 years. The maximum will be around 2012 and the next minimum will start around 2017 to 2019.

It has been predicted by scientists that Solar Cycle 24 will be the worst experienced in the last 50 years. That's what we have to look forward to.

When Solar Cycle 25 begins, there will be so few sunspots, that the earth will plunge back down into a cooling period.  It remains to be seen what kind of temperature differences will result in the meantime.





Note that the cycle chart is not even as science has told us it is.
This may change again if Cycle 24 does not perform as predicted.

What is most interesting about the Geomagnetic Average Planetary Index graph above is what happened around October 2005. Notice the sharp drop in the magnetic index and the continuance at low levels, almost as if something “switched off”.

Charts posted here:


April 26, 2007 — All eyes are on the sun (though not directly with the naked eye) now that the NOAA-led Solar Cycle 24 Prediction Panel released its official consensus solar cycle forecast at the Space Weather Workshop in Boulder, Colo., yesterday. The panel agreed that the Earth will soon experience the start of a period of intense solar storms and the exact number of solar storms expected will become clearer in time. The panel agreed that the Earth will soon experience the start of a new cycle of solar storms and the expected intensity of the upcoming cycle will become clearer in time.

“The next 11-year cycle of solar storms will most likely start next March and peak in late 2011 or mid-2012,” said Doug Biesecker, a solar physicist from the NOAA Space Environment Center in Boulder, Colo., who also chaired the NASA-funded 12-person panel.

Although the effects of solar storms are often seen from Earth as beautiful lights dancing in the night sky (i.e., the Northern Lights or aurora borealis), looks can be deceiving. In reality, these storms can carry tremendous power and travel at speeds up to 5 million miles per hour. Solar storms have been known to knock out satellites, power supplies, communications and navigation systems. Many of these effects are transitory (and virtually invisible), but they can be very disruptive and potentially dangerous — both to the systems themselves and in turn the nation’s economy. Damage to these systems can also result in secondary effects that can disrupt virtually every major infrastructure dependant on them, including transportation, security and emergency response systems, telecommunications and other wireless networks and electronic equipment. Solar storms even create a biological threat to both astronauts and people flying in aircraft at high altitudes and latitudes.

Therefore, the Solar Cycle 24 Prediction Panel’s forecast is being used by various industry and government groups for planning purposes, including power companies, communication networks, satellite manufacturers/operators and airline flight planners. Unfortunately, the nation’s (and the world’s) vulnerability to solar storms will only increase as we become even more dependant on these technologies.

"As people become more dependent on space-based technology, the potential far-reaching and dramatic impacts of space weather make our mission more vital each day," said Bill Murtagh, a space weather forecaster at the NOAA Space Environment Center in Boulder, Colo. "Accurate space weather measurements and predictions are vital in mitigating the potential impact of these storms."

“The Space Environment Center’s space-weather alerts, warnings, and forecasts are a critical component of NOAA’s seamless stewardship of the Earth’s total environment, from the sun to the sea,” said retired Vice Adm. Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Ph.D., undersecretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere and NOAA administrator.

The NOAA SEC is the nation’s first alert of solar activity and its affects on Earth. Just as NOAA’s hurricane experts predict the upcoming season of Atlantic storms and forecast individual hurricanes, the agency’s space weather experts issue outlooks for the next 11-year solar “season” and warn of storms occurring on the sun that could impact the Earth. Both the
NOAA National Hurricane Center and SEC are among NOAA’s nine National Centers for Environmental Prediction. SEC is also the world warning agency of the International Space Environment Service, a consortium of 11 member nations.

NOAA Perspectives on the Solar Cycle 24 Forecast

“The prediction process was much more challenging than the previous two solar cycle forecasts because it was conducted much earlier in the cycle and because of the wide array of predictions that needed to be reconciled this time around,” stated Biesecker. In all, the panel evaluating more than 40 predictions from 15 different nation — some predicting a small solar cycle with as little as 42 sunspots, while others predicted a larger cycle with up to 185 sunspots (which would nearly rival the record setting Cycle 19 observed in the 1950s).

“Since we have not even reached the solar minimum or end of this solar cycle [23], we were really pushing the envelope on this one,” said Biesecker. “Solar cycle predictions are fairly reliable once the cycle is underway, but prior to that time the predictions are less certain — although equally important.”

“The predictions for the strength of Solar Cycle 24 had more than a threefold difference among them — that's a tremendous range," says Murtagh. “Satellite design and mission planning teams and other end users aren't always able to sort through all the conflicting information, so it is up to the NOAA Space Environment Center and the rest of the panel to come up with a single official prediction upon which they can base their decisions.”

The Science Behind the Predictions
Eleven-year solar cycle forecasts predict the number of sunspots which will occur during a given solar cycle, and sunspots are known to generate solar storms that could potentially damage Earth systems. Like other long-term weather forecasts, the solar cycle forecast does not predict the time, intensity or duration of the solar storms. In this way, the solar cycle forecast is very much like NOAA's seasonal hurricane outlook — the overall level of activity for the season is forecast, but it doesn't predict the specific time, intensity etc. of any given storm. That is covered by more short-term space weather warnings issued by the NOAA the NOAA Space Environment Center.

Each 11-year solar cycle consists of a solar maximum characterized by a large number of sunspots (and solar storms) followed by a solar minimum characterized by a smaller number of sunspots (and solar storms). Currently, we are approaching the end of Solar Cycle 23 (a solar minimum) and are on the heels of the start of Solar Cycle 24 (a solar maximum) — so the topic on the minds of many people is the upcoming Solar Cycle 24, its much anticipated solar maximum, and the number of solar storms it will generate.

The sun, like Earth, has seasons. The sun’s season is dictated by sunspots and is known as the 11-year solar cycle. Sunspots occur when strong magnetic fields emerge through the solar surface and allow the area to cool slightly, thus making it appear as a dark spot in contrast to the even hotter sun areas surrounding it. These magnetically disturbed regions are often the source of large solar flares and coronal mass ejections from the sun.

At the beginning of each 11-year solar cycle, sunspots first appear at high latitudes, but as the cycle continues, sunspots start emerging closer to the equator and eventually stop forming all together as the cycle comes to a close. Sunspots only last for a few weeks and are basically tangled knots of magnetism generated by the sun's “inner dynamo” (i.e., the internal engine that powers/drives the sun). Throughout their life, they decay, leaving behind weak magnetic fields as their 'remains.' Then the sun’s “dynamo conveyor belt” (similar/analogous to the one that drives ocean circulation on Earth, only it is made up of gas on the sun) comes along and skims the surface of the sun, sweeping up the magnetic fields of old, dead sunspots. The sunspot 'remains' are dragged toward the poles and then down to a depth of 200,000 km where the sun's magnetic dynamo (internal engine) reenergizes (essentially reincarnates) them. Once the sunspot 'remains' are reincarnated, they become buoyant, float back to the surface and create a brand new sunspot! It takes about 40 years to perform one complete circuit because the sun’s conveyer belt only moves at a rate of about one meter per second. Researchers believe the turning of the belt — especially the speed of the belt — controls the sunspot cycle.

“It is very dynamic, but basically the sun’s dynamo conveyer belt ‘recycles’ old sunspots from the current (or previous) solar cycle(s) to form seeds which germinate new sunspots during next (upcoming) solar cycle,” said Biesecker. “It is important to understand this, because the sun’s ‘dynamo conveyor belt’ forms the basis for many of the predictions used in the panels final Solar Cycle 24 forecast.”

Solar Cycle 24 Predictions and the Prediction Process
“Although they are too complex to describe in detail here, there are approximately six techniques used to predict the intensity of a solar cycle,” said Biesecker. “The first three are based on statistics and provide a sound historical baseline upon which to forecast future cycles. The other three are based on physics and the sun’s dynamo conveyer belt theory.”

Like the previous two solar cycle predictions, the final Solar Cycle 24 forecast was based on various combinations of several of these techniques, however there was a tendency to rely less on statistical techniques and more on physical techniques. It is important to note, however, that the physical techniques are still relatively new, full of uncertainties and part of a new field of research NASA is studying called helioseismology (which is analogous to studying earthquakes on Earth).

“The biggest question right now is when will we reach the solar minimum for the current Solar Cycle [23], because that will essentially mark the start of Solar Cycle 24,” said Biesecker. “It will serve as a good ‘litmus test’ for the validity of the models used in making the final prediction. If a given model fails to accurately predict the start of Solar Cycle 24, then it is likely that it will also fail to accurately predict the timing, duration and intensity of the cycle’s peak [solar maximum] and may therefore need to be eliminated from future [updated] Solar Cycle 24 predictions. Therefore, as the cycle progresses and we get more data, the panel will need to reevaluate its original predictions and periodically [annually] update it over the next few years.”

According to Biesecker, we will have a better idea of what solar weather has in store for us in late 2008 when Solar Cycle 24 is on the rise.


Relevant Web Sites
NOAA Space Weather Week - SEC's Annual User Conference

NOAA Space Environment Center

Space Weather Now

Today's Space Weather

NOAA Primer on Space Weather

Space Environment Center Education Web site




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Marc Sheppard
Why Would Anyone Trust NASA’s Climate Data Now?
The recent disclosure of a critical temperature data revision by NASA climate experts under cover-of-darkness poses as many questions as it answers. With worried alarmists scurrying to either dismiss the restatement's relevance or ignore it altogether, and NASA itself descending to CYOA tactics, the paramount issue remains that of credibility  both the agency's and the big green scare machine's.

Hastily responding to the media-subdued mini-furor his amendment sparked, NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) chief James Hansen reflexively complained that 'deniers' were “making a mountain of a molehill" about the 'insignificant' revision. The overruled head eco-doomer mulishly denied that the data update had any impact upon 'the overall trend.' Ironically, while he's undoubtedly wrong, he also happens to be quite right.

After all, only his fellow doomsayers ever actually found any trend or anthropogenic evidence in the old numbers to begin with. And while the revisions are, indeed, significant, any enviro-plugged short-term 'trend' they mitigate remains resoundingly otherwise.

In fact, Hansen's smoke-and-mirrors are instantly defogged by basic analysis of the so-called 'trend' he continues to find even in the reworked numbers. "NASA DATA"

The Data Interpretations are Hyped

If you'll pardon the expression — it doesn't take a rocket scientist to recognize that after a significant (and enigmatic) ascent in 1998, annual averages tended to drop off before an increase in 2005 and a spike the following year. Available 5 year means (5YM) over 10 years tended to climb to an apex in 2000, and then drop off until 2004.

Can this possibly represent a harbinger of boundless warming, as preached before and still by the minister of the eco-apocalypse?


Take a look at the revised 1930 through 1950 data, and you'll find not only 4 of the 10 hottest years since 1880 occurring in the 1930s, but a 5YM 'trend' similar to that building today to boot. You'll also notice a 2nd zenith is reached in 1940, followed by a gradual drop to below 1930 levels by 1950.

So any alarmist argument that we've been getting consistently hotter over the past decade would not only ring disingenuous, it would be of no empirical value whatsoever. And that's exactly why the subterfuge potential of the hottest ever years clocking in during that time is so essential to their misbegotten crusade.

Now consider that atmospheric CO2 reportedly rose from 284 ppm in pre-industrial 1832 to only 300 ppm by 1911; then remained below 320 ppm until rising precipitously from 1960 to today's level of over 380 ppm. And yet — there is nothing even remotely analogous in the temperature figures for those same periods. To the contrary, 60% of post-industrial CO2 ascension has taken place since 1960  that's 20 years after the last decade with warming patterns similar to the present one. Furthermore, notice that over half of the 15 hottest years took place before 1960 and those 15 are actually spread out over not one but rather seven decades. That's some trend, my friend.

So then, even if NASA�s figures were rock-solid, they simply don't advance AGW arguments any more than they do those for, say, cycles of the sun. We are, after all, in the midst of a period of elevated solar activity scientists refer to as the 'modern maximum.'

And yet, we're to accept that hyped projections fueled by deliberate misinterpretation of data are not threatened when such data lose a good portion of their 'hottest years ever' propaganda value?

In the words of Reid A. Bryson, the father of modern scientific climatology, what 'a bunch of hooey.'

And the Misinterpreted Data are Tainted

But there's a deeper problem at play here. Frankly, until GISS comes clean, who's buying any of their numbers anyway?

Truth be told — even prior to Steve McIntyre's correction of Hansen's algorithms, the data from USHCN weather stations had been suspect. Both faulty collection methods (e.g. environmental issues of absurdly located sensors) and the proprietary nature of the software which purportedly 'fixed' these environmental irregularities had been openly challenged.

These 'fudge factors,' which remain unpublished, required McIntyre's reverse-engineering in order to surface their faults. As the scientist blogger wrote in a must-read article at ace weather-station sleuth Anthony Watts’ site (climateaudit was still recovering from what were likely eco-maniac DDOS attacks),

"" the adjustment methods are not techniques that can be looked up in statistical literature, where their properties and biases might be discerned. They are rather ad hoc and local techniques that may or may not be equal to the task of 'fixing' the bad data.""

But it was not only the disproved 'adjustments' to corrupt input data, but also the shady manner by which GISS revised that information which warrant our concern. Realizing how the error reported by McIntyre impacted upon individual weather stations, they stealthily updated not only the local station data, but also the oft-cited US Temperature Data, particularly post-1999. With virtually no fanfare, estimates for 2000 through 2005 were lowered by about 0.15 deg C, and 2006 by 0.10 deg C � measures McIntyre suggests still fall short.

So what we have is a 'scientific' data-base compiled and maintained by an institute conducted by a true AGW ideologue that uses undisclosed and flawed algorithms to offset admittedly spurious input data. That same organization failed to alert data-base clients (or anyone else to my knowledge) that significant modifications were made to theory and policy-critical data

Consequently, until such time that a satisfactory non-disclosure explanation is proffered and problem station data are resolved entirely at their source or, at the very least  interpretive source-code is published, how can GISS station data and their fruits be regarded as anything but suspect — if not outright poisoned?

Put it together and what have you got?

Every soldier in this vital information war knows it's difficult enough to do daily battle against dramatically over-hyped propaganda with any optimism of triumph. Enemy warriors wield swords forged from hyped projections, shocking news, cataclysmic films and disinforming TV programs. Ours brave the battlefield armed only with a firm grasp of the facts and the wherewithal to draw cogent conclusions from them.

Now it appears our adversaries may have successfully infiltrated what are imperatively neutral data-bases, attempting to render our only weapons useless.

If the science were truly settled, then why would they so fear a fair fight?

Marc Sheppard is a technology consultant, software engineer, writer, and political and systems analyst. He is a regular contributor to American Thinker, The New Media Journal, Opinion Editorials and Men�s News Daily. He welcomes your feedback.







9-15-07 - I've been tracking the equinox sunrises for 10 years here in California.  Each year the sun rose exactly in the center of two rows of trees in our almond orchard. In 2007, I noticed that the sunrise didn't arrive at that center point until 3 days 'after' the calendar said that Spring started.

That pretty much shook me up.  I realized that next year is a leap year and all of a sudden we are adding another day to the year, so that could possibly take up one of those days.  But what about the other two days?  Are the calendar makers just lazy and plug in the word 'Spring' every year on the 21st? I know they don't. I've seen the word 'Spring' on the calendar on numbered days all the way from the 20th to the 22nd over time.

I then watched the sunrises for the summer solstice, which I had never done before, but I noticed that the sun was coming in my north windows of the house which I couldn't ever remember before. I marked the sunrises for a week on my east window and almost ran out of window before they stopped moving north.  I'm not washing that window, so I will know next year how the sunrises compare to this year.

I am now watching the sunrises for Fall equinox and marking it again on the window - and if the calendar is correct, the sun should rise in the exact center between the two rows of trees in the orchard. At this point, it doesn't look like its going to make it there. 

As of September 19th, the sunrise shows that the Fall equinox began today. It's not supposed to be there until the 24th of September according to the calendar.


9-14-07 - DREAM - In this dream, I was at my Father's lake cottage with my sister. We went over to the resort where there was a dance-hall.  A man was sitting at a desk and teaching square dancers how to do a 'new' movement that had never been done before by these dancers.  He told them to hook their left arms into each other in a circle and then dance backwards in a counter-clockwise motion.

Meanwhile - three couple lay on the floor (off the dance floor) and I noticed that the women were wearing pink shoes.

Since I didn't have a partner to dance with, I signed up at the square dance caller's desk for the next time and they would find a partner for me.

I then went back to the cabin and went on the internet where I started studying alternative health protocols that I was going to teach in Milwaukee once I got back home.

When I finished that, I went out to the driveway and since my husband hadn't come to the cabin, I was going to drive home in my sister's car.

My sister seemed over anxious to have me leave and go home and she made me promise not to take Highway 41 home which would be fastest, but a main freeway with a lot of traffic, but she made me promise to turn left at Germantown and take Highway 45 which was a narrower and slower, but safer.

I told her I wasn't ready to go home yet, but I was just getting ready.

I pulled out a map then and the map was only of Northern Canada that showed the north pole. The north pole had shifted south into Hudson Bay right near the northern edge of Canada.

Here is a map of the magnetic North Pole and the Path of Movement

Later, I had a vision where I saw the sun, colored very pale yellow and next to it where the letters FOIA which was indicating I should do a Freedom of Information Act search about the sun.  That information is below:

Later - while meditating on the sun on the sofa in the afternoon, I saw five Mayan words to the right of it, along with the word tsunami.  Right after that I saw the word 'tsunami' again.  That doesn't seem to make any sense to me, but we'll see what happens.

In a dream following the vision, I was going across the street to a school, and I forgot to take the mail with me.

Inside the school was a set of stairways like the school was built around the Temple of Palenque.

I got to the top of the steps and was standing on the top platform and I wanted to go down the center stairs, but it was too steep for me, so I went down a stairway on the right side that wasn't quite so steep and it had a green iron hand railing on the right side. (There was a matching stairway on the left)

I got down to the front door and stood at the curb, waiting to cross the street, but there was a big fire truck parked at the curb on the other side of the street.  A little girl came running out of the house across the street and just then two more fire trucks came screaming down the street with their horns blowing and stopped behind the other fire truck.


9-16-07 - DREAM - I was in a school made of stone.  The students were all adults.

There was a special group of stones set in a pillar-like pattern. Some of these stones were dated Dec. 7 and some were dated Dec. 9.

There were deep grooves carved into these stones within and when something was activated, an energy would spiral through these stones and great upheavals would occur.

We weren't told in advance when this energy would begin and that we shouldn't mess with these stones unless we knew all about the energy.

We were in awe of what the teacher said, but just then the energy started and it was too late to learn about the energy. The stones were already starting to split.


9-16-07 - VISION 2 - I was standing in an area of buildings made of stone. The ground began to tremble and shake and loose stones began to fall off the buildings more and more and littered the ground in every direction.

VISION 2 - I was standing in front of a tall pillar made of dark stone. At the top of the pillar kneeled a young blonde man, wearing a bright yellow long-sleeved shirt and bright green pants.

I heard a voice say, "He's not going to stop the stones from falling down!"


Tuesday, 22 May, 2001,

Sun key to Mayan misery?
By BBC News - Ivan Noble

The ancient Mayans may have had good reason for their fascination with the heavens, new research by climate historians suggests.

It seems that the Mayan homeland in central America was plagued by droughts which appear to have followed a cycle determined by the Sun.

Researchers at the University of Florida, US, analyzed sediments from a lake on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico and found a pattern of drought repeating every 208 years.

The pattern matches a cycle of brightening and dimming in the Sun.

Sediment sample

"It looks like changes in the Sun's energy output are having a direct effect on the climate of the Yucatan and causing the recurrence of drought, which is in turn influencing the Maya evolution," said David Hodell, lead author of the study.

In 1993, Professor Hodell and his colleagues extracted a sediment sample from Lake Chichancanab in northern Yucatan documenting 9,000 years of climate history.

They found that the driest period of the current era was from AD 800 to 1000, coinciding with the collapse of the classic Mayan civilization in the 9th Century.

This time they went back to the lake and found data that backed up their findings and pointed to other periods of drought coinciding with other declines in Mayan building activity.

They found evidence for major dry periods between 475 and 250 BC, and AD 125 and 210, which, they believe, coincides with the abandonment of pre-classic Mayan sites in the Mayan Lowlands.

Tree rings

The evidence is by no means conclusive, but, as Professor Hodell explained to the journal Science: "It's hard for me to believe that's just a coincidence.

"I think drought did play an important role, but I'm sure there were other factors, such as increasing population, degradation of the land, and socio-political change, that interacted.

"Civilization collapse has got to be complex," he said.

Archaeologists specializing in Mayan history have described the climate evidence as compelling, but agree with Professor Hodell that it is not sufficient by itself to explain the Mayan collapse.

But other climate researchers using tree ring dating (dendrochronology) have also found evidence of a bicentennial drought cycle in step with the variation of the Sun.

The research appears in the journal Science.


I have had many Mayan themed dreams in the last few days, and a 2012 dream last night.  Before I get to those, here is a plotted graph of the Chandler wobble that more or less proves what I observed.

1/29/2006 3:40 AM
Re:  the suns magnetic field has doubled, and the chandlers wobble has stopped!

 The OP is correct, the Chandler wobble has stopped. And this event which has developed in the past couple months, could have dire consequences for the history of mankind.

As the Earth spins about it's axis, it has a slight wobble, like a spinning top. This is the Chandler wobble. The Chandler wobble when plotted on a graph, normally makes a regular circular pattern. But it hasn't been doing that since early December of last year. This dramatic change in the direction of the Chandler wobble has been called the biggest anomaly in the history of recording the Chandler wobble, which goes back over 100 years. Here's the plot for the past 3 years which shows the current shift.

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The course of the Earths spin axis is off!! When will it be correcting itself? Will it correct itself? We will have to wait and see in the months to come. But if it doesn't, the biggest calamity in human history will be upon us.





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Although periods of inactivity are normal for the sun, this current period has gone on much longer than usual and scientists are starting to worry—at least a little bit. Recently 100 scientists from Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa and North America gathered to discuss the issue at an international solar conference at Montana State University. Today's sun is as inactive as it was two years ago, and solar physicists don’t have a clue as to why.

"It continues to be dead," said Saku Tsuneta with the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, program manager for the Hinode solar mission, noting that it is at least a little bit worrisome for scientists.

Dana Longcope, a solar physicist at MSU, said the sun usually operates on an 11-year cycle with maximum activity occurring in the middle of the cycle. The last cycle reached its peak in 2001 and is believed to be just ending now, Longcope said. The next cycle is just beginning and is expected to reach its peak sometime around 2012. But so far nothing is happening.

"It's a dead face," Tsuneta said of the sun's appearance.

Tsuneta said solar physicists aren't weather forecasters and they can't predict the future. They do have the ability to observe, however, and they have observed a longer-than-normal period of solar inactivity. In the past, they observed that the sun once went 50 years without producing sunspots. That period coincided with a little ice age on Earth that lasted from 1650 to 1700. Coincidence? Some scientists say it was, but many worry that it wasn’t.

Geophysicist Phil Chapman, the first Australian to become an astronaut with NASA, said pictures from the US Solar and Heliospheric Observatory also show that there are currently no spots on the sun. He also noted that the world cooled quickly between January last year and January this year, by about 0.7C.

"This is the fastest temperature change in the instrumental record, and it puts us back to where we were in 1930," Dr Chapman noted in The Australian recently.

If the world does face another mini Ice Age, it could come without warning. Evidence for abrupt climate change is readily found in ice cores taken from Greenland and Antarctica. One of the best known examples of such an event is the Younger Dryas cooling, which occurred about 12,000 years ago, named after the arctic wildflower found in northern European sediments. This event began and ended rather abruptly, and for its entire 1000 year duration the North Atlantic region was about 5°C colder. Could something like this happen again? There’s no way to tell, and because the changes can happen all within one decade—we might not even see it coming.

The Younger Dryas occurred at a time when orbital forcing should have continued to drive climate to the present warm state. The unexplained phenomenon has been the topic of much intense scientific debate, as well as other millennial scale events.

Now this 11-year low in Sunspot activity has raised fears among a small but growing number of scientists that rather than getting warmer, the Earth could possibly be about to return to another cooling period. The idea is especially intriguing considering that most of the world is in preparation for global warming.

Canadian scientist Kenneth Tapping of the National Research Council has also noted that solar activity has entered into an unusually inactive phase, but what that means—if anything—is still anyone’s guess. Another solar scientist, Oleg Sorokhtin, a fellow of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, however, is certain that it’s an indication of a coming cooling period.

Sorokhtin believes that a lack of sunspots does indicate a coming cooling period based on certain past trends and early records. In fact, he calls manmade climate change "a drop in the bucket" compared to the fierce and abrupt cold that can potentially be brought on by inactive solar phases.

Sorokhtin’s advice: "Stock up on fur coats"…just in case.

Posted by Rebecca Sato