World on BRINK of MINI ICE AGE: Fears Sparked as Solar Activity Reaches New Low

SOLAR ACTIVITY has reached its lowest point since 2011, prompting fears the Sun has reached its solar minimum early. If the Sun has reached its solar minimum early, it could mean we could be in for a prolonged cold period. Images captured by Nasa between November 14 and 18 shows that there are barely any sunspots. Nasa says that solar … Continue reading

Earth Faces Another ICE AGE Within 15 YEARS as Russian Scientists Discover Sun ‘Cooling’

The Earth is heading towards another ice age as solar magnetic activity is set to drop by up to 60 per cent in the next 15 years. Experts say that solar activity as low as it currently is has not been seen since the mini-ice age that took place between 1645 and 1715 – a period known as the Maunder … Continue reading

Climate Science Debates Find Their Place in the Sun

Man’s nearest star is less active after scientists noticed a plunge in the number of sunspots. As a result, some say, global temperature levels will not rise as much as predicted, while others insist this will do little to slow climate change. ABU DHABI // August may be its usual sweltering self in the UAE, but it’s not business as … Continue reading