New Study: Russian Astrophysicist Predicts Global Cooling

We can expect the onset of a deep bicentennial minimum of total solar irradiance (TSI) in approximately 2042±11 and the 19th deep minimum of global temperature in the past 7500 years – in 2055±11. After the maximum of solar cycle 24, from approximately 2014 we can expect the start of deep cooling with a Little Ice Age in 2055±11.” –Habibullo I. Abdussamatov, Russian Academy of Science, 1 February 2012

Bicentennial Decrease of the Total Solar Irradiance Leads to Unbalanced Thermal Budget of the Earth and the Little Ice Age

Applied Physics Research, Vol. 4, No. 1 February 2012

Habibullo I. Abdussamatov, Pulkovo Observatory of the Russian Academy of Science, St. Petersburg, 196140, Russia


Temporal changes in the power of the longwave radiation of the system Earth-atmosphere emitted to space always lag behind changes in the power of absorbed solar radiation due to slow change of its enthalpy. That is why the debit and credit parts of the average annual energy budget of the terrestrial globe with its air and water envelope are practically always in an unbalanced state. Average annual balance of the thermal budget of the system Earth-atmosphere during long time period will reliably determine the course and value of both an energy excess accumulated by the Earth or the energy deficit in the thermal budget which, with account for data of the TSI forecast, can define and predict well in advance the direction and amplitude of the forthcoming climate changes. From early 90s we observe bicentennial decrease in both the TSI and the portion of its energy absorbed by the Earth. The Earth as a planet will henceforward have negative balance in the energy budget which will result in the temperature drop in approximately 2014. Due to increase of albedo and decrease of the greenhouse gases atmospheric concentration the absorbed portion of solar energy and the influence of the greenhouse effect will additionally decline. The influence of the consecutive chain of feedback effects which can lead to additional drop of temperature will surpass the influence of the TSI decrease. The onset of the deep bicentennial minimum of TSI is expected in 2042±11, that of the 19th Little Ice Age in the past 7500 years – in 2055±11.

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7 responses to “New Study: Russian Astrophysicist Predicts Global Cooling

  1. This guy is not going to be popular with the GW mob…

  2. No, Habibullo, no! You are NOT listening! It’s the CO2, the CO2…………….

  3. whut now?
    reckon 2014 will be a good time to get “fleeced”?
    seem like “global warmin'” is jus’ the afterburn of digestion..

  4. Buy a place in Florida. Quick.

  5. It has always been hubris to assume man, in all his perceived glory, has had the impact on the planet he lives on. Our activity, movement, our manufactured landscape are of as much consequence as forest fires, earthquakes,volcanos or even tsunammis? I think not. This russian theor has more creedance, more gravitas then all the foolish men who bounce around crying the sky is hot! The sky is Hot! Ask the citizens of Hamburg about global warming? A CO2 factory……yet colder today then in 100 years. Mr. Gore needs to return his Nobel Prize.

  6. If Gore can figure out how to tax the cold Habibullo would be the next saint of the green religion.

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