The Barbarian may indeed be at the gate, but he is coming with ice, not fire

Not by Fire but by Ice


Discover What Killed the Dinosaurs . . . and Why it Could Soon Kill Us


The Barbarian may indeed be at the gate, but he is coming with ice, not fire
By Joe Bastardi, Senior Meteorologist at

10 Feb 09 – Excerpts: “The length of the solar cycle continues to grow. Within 20 years, the climate of Scotland can be into London and Scotland more like Scandinavia.

The solar max is in 5 years, yet there has been no rebound from the min yet. As this cycle grows longer, it is becoming more apparent the Russian scientists are right about their solar theories as they were predicting it to happen as we see it. They also said because of this we will be in a mini ice age, much like back in the 1700s by around 2030. The U.K. energy czar, refusing to look at history, probably has no clue about this, nor would he even listen to the idea that solar cycles have affects on climate, something the commoner must know since its warmer when the sun is up than when it's down. (See related story about energy czar wanting to limit holiday travel.)

          (Bastardi continues, saying that this cycle has an effect of increasing
          the speed of the earth’s rotation. “Chances are this creates an increased
          stress on the earth, meaning more volcanic activity,” says Bastardi.)

“What is setting up here is the threat of the triple crown of cooling 1) Natural cyclical reversal 2) Solar radiation reduction 3) Increased volcanic activity.

“The Barbarian may indeed be at the gate, but he is coming with ice, not fire.

"In the meantime, the cold Euro winter continues, unforecast by any of the U.K. models...

"Here is the conclusion of (a Danish Study on the matter): 70-90 year oscillations in global mean temperature are correlated with corresponding oscillations in solar activity. Whereas the solar influence is obvious in the data from the last four centuries, signatures of human activity are not yet distinguishable in the observations. (See

"Of course confronting people with such facts only make them mad, rather than have them examine their own ideas. But at least you can read it.

          Please, read Bastardi’s entire article, originally entitled “The U.K
          needs a glacier to stop this.” I think you'll enjoy his humor.

         Thanks to Emma Corry for this link




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