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Message 1700973 - Posted: 13 Jul 2015, 5:12:12 UTC

Sounds like some scientists Al Gore followers have been let loose from the loony bin... and wrote this pseudo science press release.

Earth heading for 'mini ice age' within 15 years

The earth is 15 years from a "mini ice-age" that will cause bitterly cold winters during which rivers such as the Thames freeze over, scientists have predicted.

Solar researchers at the University of Northumbria have created a new model of the sun's activity which they claim produces "unprecedentedly accurate predictions".

They said fluid movements within the sun, which are thought to create 11-year cycles in the weather, will converge in such a way that temperatures will fall dramatically in the 2030s.

Solar activity will fall by 60 per cent as two waves of fluid "effectively cancel each other out", according to Prof Valentina Zharkova.


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Message 1700989 - Posted: 13 Jul 2015, 6:02:24 UTC

I think to say "pseudo science" is a bit harsh. We know the sun has 11 years sun spot cycles, and there are things such as the Maunder minimum to take into account. This latest info is a "prediction" nothing more. The earth has it's own climatic cycles as well as Sun activity.

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Message 1700991 - Posted: 13 Jul 2015, 6:09:34 UTC

There's an ice age currently going on here. :-O

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Message 1701001 - Posted: 13 Jul 2015, 7:48:18 UTC

U've got also this article: http://rt.com/news/273169-solar-cycle-ice-age/

& this data:


so no, it's not a PSEUDO SCIENCE! ;)

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Message 1701003 - Posted: 13 Jul 2015, 8:07:47 UTC

In the UNited States we have recently seen the Hudson River (New York) freeze and the Great Lakes as well.
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Message 1701004 - Posted: 13 Jul 2015, 8:12:07 UTC

I think we need to differentiate between journalistic enthusiasm to sell copy and scientific realities.

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Message 1701006 - Posted: 13 Jul 2015, 8:17:51 UTC - in response to Message 1701001.  

U've got also this article: http://rt.com/news/273169-solar-cycle-ice-age/



Not to derail the thread, but that page also had a link to an interesting article about a hole in Siberia.
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Message 1701013 - Posted: 13 Jul 2015, 9:39:14 UTC - in response to Message 1701006.  

U've got also this article: http://rt.com/news/273169-solar-cycle-ice-age/


Not to derail the thread, but that page also had a link to an interesting article about a hole in Siberia.

Sinkholes are natural phenomenon...well established by now by science!

maybe if you look enough, you would find a link to "Royal Astronomical Society" on the article...if not, here is a link to the text: http://www.ras.org.uk/news-and-press/2680-irregular-heartbeat-of-the-sun-driven-by-double-dynamo
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Message 1701328 - Posted: 14 Jul 2015, 5:31:33 UTC

THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE HAS NOW BEEN PROVEN AS FALSE!

Erroneous “mini-ice age imminent by 2030″ report exposed as not only untrue, but a complete reversal of the more likely outcome-warming!
The release of an article in the British press in recent days claiming a mini-ice age may be headed this way by 2030 caught some people’s eye. I’ve been sent copies of the article and asked about it. The article claims the sun is likely to cool and produce a mini-ice age by the 2030s. Not only isn’t this true, the more likely solution is just the opposite-global temps may be on the precipice of a temp surge not unlike that which occurred in the 1980s. I thought you might find this article on the “mini-ice age” claim of interest.


Media Reports The World Will Enter A ‘Mini Ice Age’ In The 2030’s. The Reverse Is True. wrote:
U.K. tabloids, conservative media, and others are (mis)reporting that the Earth will enter a “mini ice age” in the 2030s. In fact, not only is the story wrong, the reverse is actually true.

The Earth is headed toward an imminent speed-up in global warming, as many recent studies have made clear, like this June study by NOAA. Indeed, a March study, entitled “Near-term acceleration in the rate of temperature change,” makes clear that a stunning acceleration in the rate of global warming is around the corner — with Arctic warming rising 1°F per decade by the 2020s!


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Message 1704038 - Posted: 22 Jul 2015, 16:37:12 UTC - in response to Message 1700991.  

There's an ice age currently going on here. :-O

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