The next cold snap will last 250 years


03/05/2013

The decline in solar activity, experts say, happens once in 200 years, and expect the next "freeze" should be by 2040.

Scientists from Russia believe that the temporary reduction in solar activity, which can be seen every 200 years, resulting in the fact that the light emits less heat, so the average temperature on Earth is lower by a few degrees, reports Publishers Daily Mail.

"This phenomenon has been observed for the last time in the period between 1650 and 1850 - an era called the" Little Ice age ", - stated in the article.

However, researchers from the Pulkovo Observatory in St. Petersburg believe that cold snap that awaits the earth, it is estimated that between 2030 and 2040, will not be as severe as last time, the newspaper said.

Vladimir Kotlyakov, a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, said that "there is still no evidence to suggest that global warming will be poured by the end of this century."

"Human activity and industrial emissions strongly affect the environment, but much more powerful than the forces of nature" - quoted academic publication.


The left-hander to make more informed decisions
Expected 22 September 2012 solar flare will lead to the end of the world
The boy found the skeleton 30,000-year-old mammoth in northern Russia
Harvard scientists in search of a surrogate mother for Neanderthals
Best holiday for women - shopping