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The Sun and climate

3 May 2014
Climate change

At http://hockeyschtick.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/new-paper-finds-solar-activi… … a new paper in the Journal of Geophysical Research Atmosphere claims a link between solar cycles, natural oscillations, and the winter polar vortex, likely by planetary wave divergence, which is more or less saying the Sun could be the ultimate source of polar vortex/ jet stream blocking (which was the big feature of the weather last winter). Piers Corbyn has been saying something similar for years – and he has been criticised for it. Or not listened to, ignored, and brushed aside as a 'wish you were not here' kind of way.

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