Re: [asa] Mission to Sun shows turbulent magnetic field/NASA Finds Sun-Climate Connection in Old Nile Records

From: Rich Blinne <>
Date: Fri Mar 23 2007 - 12:27:53 EDT

On 3/23/07, Janice Matchett <> found the usual garbage
> Solar activity is currently at all-time high, with the intensity of
> incoming cosmic rays correspondingly low.

I looked up GCR Climax data for end-of-year 2006. It's at 95% of the 1954
maximum. Virgo irradiance data showed showed 1996 at 1365.5 W/m^2, peaked in
2002 at the MASSIVE 1367 W/m^2 and is now at 1365 W/m^2. (Here's the dirty
little secret about solar irradiance. It varies with sunspots at about .1%
variablility while CO2 has monotonically increased 35% since the industrial
revolution with a slight annual variability. Some long term proxy studies
suggest a millenial scale variablility with the irradiance 6-8 kya being
noticibly HIGHER than it is now. See 2006 Beer et al Fig. 7 )
There's a scientific term for the quote from above. A
bald-faced lie.

Let's look at Svensmark again. According to his hypothesis (not theory) If
there is high GCR and low irradiance like we do now then we should have
cooling. Did we? Nope. We had the warmest winter since records were kept
even with El Nino shutting down in February. The last little tidbit is why
the 2007 hurricane forecast just got bumped up because El Nino last year
protected the Atlantic basin from some really bad hurricanes.

If this is the kind of "quality" we consistently get where they cannot even
keep track of where we are in the sunspot cycle, could we please add to the banned words list?

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