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Climate Depot — not content flogging the 'pause' meme — has a roundup of claims arguing we will soon experience cooler temperatures.

Most of these studies point to the sun to justify their claims. One paper, for example, predicts that the current lull in solar activity "will lead to a new Little Ice Age within the next 30 years."  

Back here in the real world, NOAA recently announced as part of its monthly global analysis on the state of the climate that May 2014 was the hottest May on record, making it the 351st consecutive month with temperatures warmer than the 20th century average.

Putting these pieces together: solar activity is experiencing a lull, yet warming continues. Could that mean that something other than the sun is affecting global temperatures? Greenhouse gases, perhaps?

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