Climate Change research links


Out-of-This-World Hypothesis: Cosmic Forces Control Life on Earth

The rise and fall of species on Earth might be driven in part by the undulating motions of our Solar System through the Milky Way’s galactic plane, scientists say.

Ancient Mass Extinctions Caused by Cosmic Radiation, Scientists Say

Cosmic rays produced at the edge of our galaxy have devastated life on Earth every 62 million years, according to a new study.

Life waxes and wanes with bobbing of the Solar System | New Scientist

The regular movement of our solar system above and below the galactic plane matches dips in biodiversity – deadly cosmic rays may be to blame

Earth’s Magnetic Field Is Weakening 10 Times Faster Now

New data from the ESA’s Swarm satellite array shows that Earth’s magnetic field is weakening, but don’t worry, doomsday is not in the forecast.

Why is Earth’s magnetic shield weakening? – Space – YouTube

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The Next Scientific Frontier: Sun-Earth Interactions Washington’s Blog

Scientific Experiment By Top Laboratory Shows that Cosmic Rays Affect Cloud Formation, Which In Turn Affects Climate Washington’s Blog

What Will Happen When the Earth’s Magnetic Field Switches

The Earth’s magnetic field protects life on Earth, shielding it from damaging radiation and moderating our climate. So the idea that it could completely flip around, or collapse altogether, should cause us to worry, right? Well, yes and no.

Giant Breach in Earth’s Magnetic Field Discovered – NASA Science

NASA’s five THEMIS spacecraft have discovered a breach in Earth’s magnetic field ten times larger than anything previously thought to exist. The size of the opening and the strange way it forms could overturn long-held ideas of space physics.

Solar Variability and Terrestrial Climate – NASA Science

A new report issued by the National Research Council (NRC), “The Effects of Solar Variability on Earth’s Climate,” lays out some of the surprisingly complex ways that solar activity can make itself felt on our planet.

Scientists Discover How Events In Space Effect Climate On Earth Washington’s Blog

Congress: Science for Sale? – ABC News

Congress: Science for Sale?

Is Corporate Ghostwriting of Journal Articles a Threat to Environmental Information? | SEJ

Before picking up stories based on journals in the environmental sciences, reporters might pause to ask about those journals’ policies on transparency and potential conflict of interest. And then ask about enforcement, and any relevant conflict declarations on the article in question.

Hackers ‘expose global warming con’: Claims that leaked emails reveal research centre massaged temperature data | Daily Mail Online

One of the world’s leading climate change research centres has been accused of manipulating data on global warming.

Mind-Blowing Temperature Fraud At NOAA | Real Science

The measured US temperature data from USHCN shows that the US is on a long-term cooling trend. But the reported temperatures from NOAA show a strong warming trend. Measured : ushcn.tavg.latest.raw.tar.gz Reported : ushcn.tavg.latest.FLs.52j.tar.gz They accomplish this through a spectacular hockey stick of data tampering, which corrupts the US temperature trend by almost two degrees. The biggest component…

Liberty For Life

Selling Global Warming Mythology and Carbon Taxes As ‘The Reagan Way’ – Breitbart

Selling Global Warming Mythology and Carbon Taxes As ‘The Reagan Way’

A New Theory of Climate Change | The Institute for Creation Research

The Milky Way Galaxy’s Spiral Arms and Ice-Age Epochs and the Cosmic Ray Connection | ScienceBits

From Ice Ages to Dinosaurs and Politics | Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Magnetic Field Weakening Ten Times Faster than Thought – YouTube

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Svensmark: The Cloud Mystery – YouTube

Henrik Svensmark’s documentary on climate change and cosmic rays. Formore documentation on the fraud of anthropocentric climate change, see “‘Global Warming’…

The Dirty Little Secret About ‘Clean’ Energy | RealClearPolicy

Boom in Mining Rare Earths Poses Mounting Toxic Risks by Mike Ives: Yale Environment 360

The mining of rare earth metals, used in everything from smart phones to wind turbines, has long been dominated by China. But as mining of these key elements spreads to countries like Malaysia and Brazil, scientists warn of the dangers of the toxic and radioactive waste generated by the mines and processing plants.

Rare Earths and Other Chemicals Damaging the Environmental Value of Renewables – ThomasNet News

Is green energy really as green and good for the earth as we want to think it is?

NASA – NASA Researchers Explore Lightning’s NOx-ious Impact on Pollution, Climate

Every year, scientists learn something new about the inner workings of lightning.

The earth’s magnetic field impacts climate: Danish study


Link found between tropical rainfall and Earth’s magnetic field

Effect of weak magnetic fields on the properties of water and ice – Springer

Magnetic Water’s Memory Effect

Magnetic and electric effects on water

Magnetic and electric effects on the structure of water

Magnetic effect on CO2 solubility in seawater: A possible link between geomagnetic field variations and climate – Pazur – 2008 – Geophysical Research Letters – Wiley Online Library

When a Greenhouse Gas Goes Swimming – LMU Munich

Earth’s Diminishing Magnetic Dipole Moment is Driving Global Carbon Dioxide Levels and Global Warming

Although there are powerful models that couple human activity with elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide levels and global warming, the relationships are still based upon correlations rather than causation. Consequently, there is always the probability of a third factor that produces both. Analyses of the diminishing magnetic dipole moment of the earth and the increased carbon dioxide levels and global temperature within the last 40 years revealed correlations of -0.99 and -0.90, respectively. This powerful association has been reported by other researchers. Why it has been ignored by the scientific community is not clear. The sources of the shift in average geomagnetic (magnetic dipole) intensity have not been identified but these relatively rapid decreases and increases have occurred historically with onsets of periods of warming and cooling, including glacier formation. If the long-time quasi-periodicity of the earth’s magnetic dipole moment is coupled to alterations in solar activity as the system moves around the galactic center, then attribution of elevated carbon dioxide-temperature to human sources rather than actual etiologies can be counterproductive to adaptation.

A Graph on CO2 Absorption | cosmoscon

The Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) cult is dead wrong about CO2 driving our climate and the graph below reveals their mistake.   The top portion of the graph shows the electromagnetic radiation that is both downgoing (from the Sun shown in red) and upgoing (radiated from the Earth to space shown in blue).  All objects that have…

Explosive underwater volcanoes were a major feature of ‘Snowball Earth’ — ScienceDaily

Around 720-640 million years ago, much of the Earth’s surface was covered in ice during a glaciation that lasted millions of years. Explosive underwater volcanoes were a major feature of this ‘Snowball Earth,’ according to new research.

Overview / Swarm / Earth Explorers / The Living Planet Programme / Observing the Earth / Our Activities / ESA

In simple terms, Earth’s magnetic field behaves as if there were a powerful bar magnet at the centre of the planet, tilted at about 11° to the axis of rotation.

Space in Images – 2012 – 09 – South Atlantic Anomaly

The ‘South Atlantic Anomaly’ refers to an area where our protective shield is weak. The white spots on this map indicate where electronic equipment on a satellite (TOPEX/Poseidon) was affected by radiation as it orbited above.

Earth’s magnetic field is important for climate change at high altitudes

New research, published this week, has provided scientists with greater insight into the climatic changes happening in the upper atmosphere. Scientists found that changes in the Earth’s magnetic field are more relevant for …

Richard Harwood’s Courses: Meteorology 106: Global Warming

The earth’s magnetic field impacts climate//Viewzone

Viewzone Magazine offers a look at life and humanity from different angles. Magnetic field, climate, sun spots, cycle 24, solar wind, sun spots, conspiracies, lost history, religion and mysteries as well as humor and facts… we tell it like it is.

Forget global warming, worry about the Earth’s MAGNETOSPHERE | Daily Mail Online

EXCLUSIVE: Scientists estimate that the magnetic field has weakened by 15 per cent over the last 200 years, exposing humans to higher levels of radiation.

Eight Recent Papers Overshadow CO2 Warming Hypothesis …Evidence Of Svensmark’s Solar Amplifier Theory Solidifies

Sun’s Shifts May Cause Global Warming |

Physicist says carbon dioxide’s no big deal.

Relationship of Lower-Troposphere Cloud Cover and Cosmic Rays: An Updated Perspective: Journal of Climate: Vol 25, No 3

galactic cosmic rays troposphere – Google Search

Impact of galactic cosmic rays on Earth’s atmosphere and human health

Galactic Drift and Mass Extinction

Theories that explain Earthly cataclysms through astronomy are always fascinating. The notion that a dwarf star dubbed ‘Nemesis’ orbits the Sun and occasionally stirs up cometary debris in the Oort Cloud emerged in the 1980s, published by two independent teams,

The 30-Million-Year Mass Extinction Cycle –“A Coincidence, or a Dark-Matter Event?” (Holiday Feature)

In 1980, Walter Alvarez and his group at the University of California, Berkeley, discovered a thin layer of clay in the geologic record, which contained an anomalous amount of the rare element iridium. They proposed that the iridium-rich layer was…

Of Cosmic Rays and Dangerous Days | Science | AAAS

Long-term cycles in the sun’s orbit may have influenced evolution on Earth

Nir Shaviv – YouTube

Astronomers find source of most powerful cosmic rays |

Astronomers have traced the source of the most energetic cosmic radiation to the center of the Milky Way.

Cosmic rays, clouds and climate Cosmic rays, clouds and climate – epn2015462p26.pdf

Physicists claim further evidence of link between cosmic rays and cloud formation –

Controversial theory gets a boost from the lab

doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2006.10.032 – Courtillot07EPSL.pdf

Cosmic Rays and Climate | ScienceBits

Econundrum: Kids vs. Earth? | Mother Jones

NASA GISS: NASA GISS: Examination of Earth’s Recent History Key to Predicting Global Temperatures

Greenhouse gases versus solar heating: New research shows complexity of global warming

Global warming from greenhouse gases affects rainfall patterns in the world differently than that from solar heating, according to a study by an international team of scientists in the January 31 issue of Nature. Using computer …

Deserts ‘greening’ from rising carbon dioxide: Green foliage boosted across the world’s arid regions — ScienceDaily

Increased levels of carbon dioxide have helped boost green foliage across the world’s arid regions over the past 30 years through a process called carbon dioxide fertilization, according to new research.


Space Weather Impacts On Climate | NOAA / NWS Space Weather Prediction Center

Surprise! Lightning Has Big Effect On Atmospheric Chemistry — ScienceDaily

Scientists were surprised to learn summer lightning over the U.S. significantly increases regional ozone and other gases that affect air chemistry 3 to 8 miles above Earth’s surface.The amounts of ozone and nitrogen oxides created by lightning surpass those generated by human Scientists were surprised to learn summer lightning over the U.S. significantly increases regional ozone and other gases that affect air chemistry 3 to 8 miles above Earth’s surface. The amounts of ozone and nitrogen oxides created by lightning surpass those generated by human activities in that level of the atmosphere.

NASA GISS: Science Briefs: Solar Variability, Ozone and Climate

NASA – Solar Variability: Striking a Balance with Climate Change

Nemesis, Proposed Companion Star to the Sun and Mass Extinctions on Earth

The sun may have a companion star that every 26 to 30 million years, unleashes a storm of comets that jeopardizes life on earth.

Climate Consensus and ‘Misinformation’: A Rejoinder to Agnotology, Scientific Consensus, and the Teaching and Learning of Climate Change – Springer

Environmental Damage

Rare earth mining in China: the bleak social and environmental costs | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian

China produces 85% of global supply of the 17 chemically similar elements crucial to smartphone, camera lens and magnet manufacture – and half that output is from the city of Baotou

Impact of Rare Earth Mining and Processing on Soil and Water Environment at Chavara, Kollam, Kerala: A Case Study

Toxicological Evaluations of Rare Earths and Their Health Impacts to Workers: A Literature Review – Safety and Health at Work

Are Rare Earth Minerals Too Costly for Environment? | PBS NewsHour

Lindsey Hilsum of Independent Television News examines how mining rare earth minerals — considered to be an obscure yet profitable industry, is causing a major environmental dilemma in China.

Carbon dioxide fertilization greening Earth, study finds — ScienceDaily

From a quarter to half of Earth’s vegetated lands has shown significant greening over the last 35 years largely due to rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, according to a new study.

Cretaceous Thermal Maximum – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

High sea-surface temperatures during the Early Cretaceous Epoch : Nature Geoscience : Nature Publishing Group

The early Cretaceous greenhouse interval may have been punctuated by cooler periods. A reconstruction of sea-surface temperatures from low and middle latitudes shows no evidence of such cold events.

Expanding tropics pushing high altitude clouds towards poles, NASA study finds

A new NASA analysis of 30-years of satellite data suggests that a previously observed trend of high altitude clouds in the mid-latitudes shifting toward the poles is caused primarily by the expansion of the tropics.

The mystery of the expanding tropics : Nature News & Comment

As Earth’s dry zones shift rapidly polewards, researchers are scrambling to figure out the cause — and consequences.

Cosmic rays could reveal secrets of lightning on Earth | Science | AAAS

Scientists develop new technique to probe electric fields inside thunderstorms

Do cosmic rays cause lightning? – Scientific American

Cosmic radiation causes fluctuations in global temperatures, but doesn’t cause climate change

(—Unlike electromagnetic radiation, which consists of massless and accelerated charged particles, galactic cosmic rays (CR) are composed mostly of atomic nuclei and solitary electrons, objects that have mass. Cosmic …

Cosmic Rays Not Causing Climate Change – Scientific American

Cosmic rays can have played at most a very small part in global warming, new research finds

MU News Bureau | MU News Bureau

Dr. Vincent Gray on historical carbon dioxide levels | Watts Up With That?

NZCLIMATE TRUTH NEWSLETTER NO 312 JUNE 4th 2013 CARBON DIOXIDE There are two gases in the earth’s atmosphere without which living organisms could not exist. Oxygen is the most abundant, 21% by volume, but without carbon dioxide, which is currently only about 0.04 percent (400ppm) by volume, both the oxygen itself, and most living organisms…

Global Warming: Plants Absorbing More CO2 Than We Thought : Environment : Nature World News

Global warming may be slightly less devastating to the Earth than feared, as new research has found that plants can absorb more carbon dioxide than we previously thought.

Climate change: Models ‘underplay plant CO2 absorption’ – BBC News

Global climate models under play the amount of CO2 being absorbed by plants, according to new research.

Impact of mesophyll diffusion on estimated global land CO2 fertilization

Climate change: this is the worst scientific scandal of our generation – Telegraph

Our hopelessly compromised scientific establishment cannot be allowed to get away with the Climategate whitewash regarding statistics for global warming, says Christopher Booker

Climategate 2.0: New E-Mails Rock The Global Warming Debate – Forbes

We need more objective research and ethical conduct by the scientists at the heart of the IPCC and the global warming discussion.

Chunks of Earth’s Mantle Are ‘Peeling Off’

Recent seismic activity in Southeast U.S. may be due to thinning and weakening of North American Plate, as chunks of the mantle peel off.

First global map of flow within the Earth’s mantle finds the surface is moving up and down “like a yo-yo” | University of Cambridge

Researchers have compiled the first global set of observations of the movement of the Earth’s mantle, the 3000-kilometre-thick layer of hot silicate rocks between the crust and the core, and have found that it looks very different to predictions made by geologists over the past 30 years.

Earth’s magnetic heartbeat / Swarm / Observing the Earth / Our Activities / ESA

With more than two years of measurements by ESA’s Swarm satellite trio, changes in the strength of Earth’s magnetic field are being mapped in detail.

Space mission first to observe key interaction between magnetic fields of Earth and sun

Most people do not give much thought to the Earth’s magnetic field, yet it is every bit as essential to life as air, water and sunlight. The magnetic field provides an invisible, but crucial, barrier that protects Earth from …

Earth’s magnetosphere behaves like a sieve — ScienceDaily

Our protective magnetic bubble lets the solar wind in under a wider range of conditions than previously believed. Earth’s magnetic field is our planet’s first line of defense against the bombardment of the solar wind. This stream of plasma is launched by the Sun and travels across the Solar System, carrying its own magnetic field with it. Depending on how the solar wind’s interplanetary magnetic field – IMF – is aligned with Earth’s magnetic field, different phenomena can arise in Earth’s immediate environment.

Where does America’s e-waste end up? GPS tracker tells all | PBS NewsHour

Despite pledges to responsibly recycle old TVs and other unwanted electronics with toxic materials inside, an investigation tracks e-waste from the U.S. to unregulated scrapyards in Hong Kong.

Electric cars ‘pose environmental threat’ – BBC News

Electric cars might pollute much more than petrol or diesel powered cars, according to a report.

Environmental Impact | EVs might be more damaging than you think | Digital Trends

EVs have been sold on eco-friendliness, which has created a great deal of smugness. But EVs can the planet far more than gasoline- or diesel-powered cars.

Study: EVs Powered by Coal Are More Polluting Than Gasoline Cars

Electric vehicles don’t reduce air pollution and improve health unless they’re combined with a move toward alternative ways to generate electricity, scientists confirm.

How Earth’s Orbit & Tilt Impacts Climate Change |

After completing this lesson, you will be able to explain how the Earth’s orbital shape and tilt affects climate change. We’ll explore both…

NASA: Global warming is now changing how Earth wobbles

Global warming is shifting the way the Earth wobbles on its polar axis, a new NASA study finds.

Gigantic jet discharges as possible inducers of sprites (PDF Download Available)

Official Full-Text Publication: Gigantic jet discharges as possible inducers of sprites on ResearchGate, the professional network for scientists.

Carbon Dioxide Emissions Keep Falling in the U.S.

Despite continued economic growth, emissions in the U.S. are on a steady decline thanks in large part to cheap natural gas.

2020 Science Could precisely engineered nanoparticles provide a novel geoengineering tool? – 2020 Science

Sun not CO2 causes climate change

A Puzzling Collapse of Earth’s Upper Atmosphere – NASA Science

Researchers are puzzling over a sharper-than-expected collapse of Earth’s upper atmosphere during the deep solar minimum of 2008-09.

Ancient Mass Extinctions Caused by Cosmic Radiation, Scientists Say

Cosmic rays produced at the edge of our galaxy have devastated life on Earth every 62 million years, according to a new study.

A Supernova Might Have Abetted A Mass Extinction On Earth | Popular Science

An exploding star hundreds of light-years from Earth may have played a role in the minor mass extinction 2.59 million years ago.

Cosmic rays could have caused one of the worst mass extinctions on Earth

450 million years ago, the Earth’s warm oceans teemed with life we’d recognize as seaweed, starfish, clams, and coral reefs. Suddenly, over half these species died. Now scientists say it was caused by cosmic rays – and could happen again.

Nearby supernovae could have affected life on Earth –

Events over the past nine million years may have altered evolution

A blast in the past | National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois


The Ancient Epic of Gilgamesh and the Precession of the Equinox | Ancient Origins

Gilgamesh is the ancient Sumerian epic, written some 4,000 years ago on cuneiform clay tablets and rediscovered only in the nineteenth century. It is a story that has echoes of the biblical Old Testament, with its graphic details of a great flood and the

Cosmic Rays –

Oulu Cosmic Ray Station

Cosmic rays, climate and the origin of life – CERN Courier

Cosmic rays may not influence cloud cover, but they may have a role in the phenomenon of lightning.

Global Warming Natural Cycle — OSS Foundation

The idea that Global Warming is a natural cycle is well understood from paleo data covering the past 1 million years. Is there a difference between current climate, and the natural cycle? For the past million years the natural climate has oscillated between warm periods and ice ages. This shifting in and out of warm periods and ice ages is correlated strongly with Milankovitch cycles. In order to understand the difference between natural cycle and human-caused/influenced global warming, one needs to consider changes in radiative forcing and how this affects systems on Earth such as the atmosphere, vegetation, ice and snow, ocean chemistry and ocean heat content overturn cycles and related effects. The current radiative forcing levels are clearly outside of the natural cycle range.

NASA Warns Of High CO2 Levels That Are Greening The Planet | The Daily Caller

NASA warned that atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide reached new levels during March.

Earth’s Temperature Tracker : Feature Articles

NASA scientist James Hansen has tracked Earth’s temperature for decades, and he is confident the global warming trend of 0.9 degrees Celsius observed since 1880 is mainly the result of human-produced greenhouse gases.

New Science Proves Greenhouse Gases Do Not Cause Global Warming – CNN iReport

+The scientific research proves that greenhouse gases do not cause global warming. How global warming really takes place and that glaciers will cover the planet.+   Binghamton, NY (PRUnderground) Augu…

Deserts ‘greening’ from rising CO2

Increased levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) have helped boost green foliage across the world’s arid regions over the past 30 years through a process called CO2 fertilisation, according to CSIRO research.

Increasing CO2 in air is making deserts greener | Earth | EarthSky

Scientists call this a “carbon dioxide fertilization effect.” It has caused a gradual greening of arid regions on Earth from 1982 to 2010.

Rising carbon dioxide is making the Earth GREENER | Daily Mail Online

Scientists at Boston University led an international team to examine satellite data over 33 years to show how leaf cover around the globe has increased with rising carbon dioxide levels.

Earth heading for another ICE AGE – Scientists expect big freeze as solar activity SLUMPS | Science | News | Daily Express

THE Earth is heading towards another ice age as solar magnetic activity is set to drop by up to 60 per cent in the next 15 years.

Articles: Climategate: CRU Was But the Tip of the Iceberg

Global Coherence – HeartMath Institute

Joseph Bast and Roy Spencer: The Myth of the Climate Change ‘97%’ – WSJ

In The Wall Street Journal, Joseph Bast and Roy Spencer write about the the origin of the false belief—constantly repeated—that almost all scientists agree about global warming.

Why Are Environmentalists Taking Anti-Science Positions? by Fred Pearce: Yale Environment 360

On issues ranging from genetically modified crops to nuclear power, environmentalists are increasingly refusing to listen to scientific arguments that challenge standard green positions. This approach risks weakening the environmental movement and empowering climate contrarians.

New Green Vision: Technology As Our Planet’s Last Best Hope by Fred Pearce: Yale Environment 360

The concept of ecological modernism, which sees technology as the key to solving big environmental problems, is gaining adherents and getting a lot of buzz these days. While mainstream conservationists may be put off by some of the new movement’s tenets, they cannot afford to ignore the issues it is raising.

Current Solar Data: NOAA data

University of Delaware, Bartol Research Institute, Neutron Monitor Minute Data

Space Weather Prediction with Cosmic Rays

GSN Heliplots

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards

Greenhouse gases versus solar heating: New research shows complexity of global warming

Global warming from greenhouse gases affects rainfall patterns in the world differently than that from solar heating, according to a study by an international team of scientists in the January 31 issue of Nature. Using computer …



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