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Climate Crisis Not Due to Solar Trends (The Sun)

Corrected sunspot history suggests climate change not due to natural solar trends

As reported in Science Daily August 7 2015.

Source: TheĀ International Astronomical UnionĀ 

Summary:

The Sunspot Number is a crucial tool used to study the solar dynamo, space weather and climate change. It has now been recalibrated and shows a consistent history of solar activity over the past few centuries. The new record has no significant long-term upward trend in solar activity since 1700, as was previously indicated. This suggests that rising global temperatures since the industrial revolution cannot be attributed to increased solar activity. Read more here