The following Climate Protest was launched by a handful of Climate Realists against a hundred or so "Green" and Uniformed protesters, a single voice could be heard in the crowd, namely, Piers Corbyn, he had the most to say.......
Green Isn't Working Demo. On the steps of HM Treasury, Westminster, London. 18th Oct. 2012, 10am. Raising the public's concern about costly windfarms which are increasing fuel poverty. The "enviromental Taliban" tried to stop the public's voice. The Green NGO's wore a political uniform of black coats with green helmets! Are these caring charity workers or political militants?
Joe, the most famous forecaster in USA, circulated on twitter some interesting graphs of solar activity and showed how recent significant low values of solar and geomagnetic activity around particular dates in August, September and October corresponded to significant cold blasts in USA. The lowest solar activity period in July also gave a colder period.
Joe’s first tweet plus link: Heh @Piers_Corbyn You have my attention given up and down of US temps with sunspots cycle since August!
Sudden stratospheric warming (SSW) has been the 'in' topic in meteorological circles in the last couple of years, ever since the severe winter of 2009/2010 in which December was the coldest since the late 19th century.
SSW is linked to sudden large increases in temperature over a few days in the stratosphere over the Arctic.
This temperature change cause winds to reverse their normal direction.
For some time, forecasters have noted that a sudden weakening in high altitude winds in the stratosphere was often followed in winter by blocking surface weather systems.
These blocking weather systems tend to bring much colder conditions across Europe and the UK from the east, stopping milder air pushing in from the Atlantic.
Our good friend Vukcevic has just posted on a WUWT open thread this spectral analysis of the signed sunspot cycle (solar magnetic cycle) compared to land and sea surface temperature, and the Earth’s geomagnetism. I trust he will be along to explain a little further. - Tallbloke
M Vukcevic: Apparent relations between solar magnetic cycle, lunar nodal cycle, and ocean surface temperature.
The red arrow specifies the length of the 18.6 year Lunar nodal cycle.