From the “I hope to God they are flat wrong department”, here is the abstract of a short paper on recent solar trends by William Livingston and Matthew Penn of the National Solar Observatory in Tucson.Follow the above link for excerpts and discussion. The full paper is here.
What would be the ultimate result of such a drastic reduction in sunspots? Ice age time! I say we'd better hope global warming cancels it out.
But then some other scientists say it's nothing to worry about.