articles at other locations
The Maunder Minimum and Climate Change: Have Historical Records Aided Current Research?
"We (the authors) discuss how, in the 1970's, Eddy took clues from the
historical researches of Spörer and Maunder in the 19th century to
draw attention to the virtual absence of sunspot activity between 1645
and 1715. This ``Maunder Minimum'' is not only of interest to solar
physicists in the context of the theory of solar magnetic activity, and
to stellar astrophysicists working on the properties of cool stars, but
may also be a vital clue to the influence of the variability of the Sun's
power output on terrestrial climate."
Interview with Jack Eddy, April 21, 1999
The Jack Eddy whose paper on the "Maunder Minimum" is discussed in the
article at the previous link.
Be ready for some surprises.
Paul Damon, "online" electronic mail interview, October 29, 1998
Early practitioners of carbon 14 dating, like early practioners of many
other technologies and/or applied sciences, jumped to various erroneous
conclusions (even without the help of computer models).
"Online" electronic mail interview with Raymond S. Bradley, 9/30/2000
Bradley was, among other things, a co-author of Michael Mann's "Hockey Stick" papers.
Dynamics of Climatic and Geophysical Indices
by Prof. Leonid B. Klyashtorin
Federal Institute for Fisheries and
A very brief, somewhat technical, introduction to some climatic
correlations that might be unfamiliar to many.
Statement to US House of Representatives Committee on Science by
Richard Lindzen on March 6, 1996
Statement to US Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works by
Richard Lindzen on July 10, 1997
Climatic Change and Witch-Hunting
The Impact of the Little Ice Age on Mentalities
by Wolfgang Behringer
Severe weather leading to repeated crop failures induced some
people to promote, and other people to accept, accusations of
From Shakespeare to Defoe:
Malaria in England in the Little Ice Age
by Paul Reiter
(US) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico