A disastrous century of global cooling?
"Are we facing a dangerous period of global cooling? That's not a question that many have been asking."
We were intrigued by the English scientists who described the Maunder Minimum, and by recent reports that the Sun was sleeping on the job. We were fascinated by the fairs held on the frozen Thames after the Sun fell asleep in the 17th century.
Whether the Earth is cooling or warming is important because food supplies around the world depend on warmth. What are the facts and what if anything we can do about them?