Tuesday, February 18, 2014

New paper finds significant increase in mid-latitude clouds, corroborates Svensmark theory of climate

A paper published today in the Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres finds a significant increase in mid-latitude clouds over the past 10 years. According to the authors, " Increases in cloud frequency appear to be driven by corresponding temperature decreases over the same time period. During this time, solar activity decreased from an active to a quiet period, which might have been partially responsible for the temperature decrease over this time period."

The paper appears to corroborate the Svensmark cosmic ray theory of climate, which predicts increased cloud formation associated with decreased solar activity. 

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