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Despite the current heatwave in Europe, low solar activity may counteract man-made greenhouse temperature increases – if history is any guide – warns academic -- 'Something is happening to our sun. It has to do with sunspots or rather the activity cycle their coming and going signifies. Sunspots – dark magnetic blotches on the sun's surface – come and go in an 11-year cycle of activity first noticed in 1843. It is a process related to the motion of superhot, electrically charged gas inside the sun; a kind of internal conveyor belt where vast sub-surface rivers of gas take 40 years to circulate from the equator to the poles and back.'
By: Marc Morano - Climate DepotJuly 24, 2013 11:56 PM
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