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Old 12-23-2010, 12:42 AM   #238 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by t vago View Post
And explain too how the Sun's varying output somehow does not cause variations in weather.
It does cause variations in weather. Increased solar activity causes increased temperature and decreased solar activity oddly enough causes increased hurricane activity. We are currently near the end of a solar minimum, which could partially explain increased hurricane strength of the last decade (though since weather is very complex there could be other factors as well.) Overall temperature should have cooled over 2000-2009 because of decreased solar activity but is was actually the hottest decade on record, globally.