Well, well, well,
Sunspot activity isn't going the way of the "Global Warming Wonks" it seems they will have to change all their "bull" to new "bull" by trying to claim CO2 will cause "Global Cooling"
An announcement on June 14th 2011 from scientists at the US National Solar Observatory (NSO) and US Air Force Research Laboratory. "Three different analyses of the Sun's recent behavior all indicate that a period of unusually low solar activity may be about to begin".
Sunspot activity is certainly the most powerful climate changer. Man just cannot compete with this even if we tried. Warming periods happen no matter what man does and cooling happens no matter what man does. There just is no science and never has been a drop of it that can prove man can do anything to change the climate. Why so many were fooled by the claims from those who needed a way to take more power away from all free humans, just blows my mind. I saw it clearly the very first time I heard the word "Global Warming" used by a so called news reporter who was using it in a story about some local environmental pollution. It made no sense to me that the word was used in that context and I knew right then it was a term of propaganda and that is exactly what it became.
As far as history tells us this inactivity of sunspots will cause some amount of cooling.... I also want to remind you... we will be into the normal cooling period of 30 to 40 years. 1900-1940 was warmer, 1940-1980 was cooler, 1980-2010/2015 was warmer ...I believe we started the cooling early, but even if we use the 2015-2050 number that would overlap the mini ice age years it should prove to be colder over many of the years up to 2050 and beyond.
As NASA notes:
Early records of sunspots indicate that the Sun went through a period of inactivity in the late 17th century. Very few sunspots were seen on the Sun from about 1645 to 1715. Although the observations were not as extensive as in later years, the Sun was in fact well observed during this time and this lack of sunspots is well documented. This period of solar inactivity also corresponds to a climatic period called the "Little Ice Age" when rivers that are normally ice-free froze and snow fields remained year-round at lower altitudes. There is evidence that the Sun has had similar periods of inactivity in the more distant past.