Calm solar cycle prompts questions about impact on Earth
First seen (by me) on the New Zealand Herald site.
Originally reported by Jean-Louis Santini (AFP)
Washington — The surface of the sun has been surprisingly calm of late — with fewer sunspots than anytime in in the last century — prompting curious scientists to wonder just what it might mean here on Earth.
via AFP: Calm solar cycle prompts questions about impact on Earth.
The question that exercises my mind now is what this means for the global warming debate. Continue reading
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Tagged Australia, Blue Economy, climate, climate change, economy, Greg Craven, Gunter Pauli, positive development, resilience
Returning to business as usual as soon as possible was the mainstream mantra after September 2008; such was the shock of the collapse. A crash like that is never an easy time for considered reform and few countries had the resources to make any serious attempt in any case, so invested were we all in the good old days of cheap abundant energy and exponential growth. August 2011; here we go again?