And thereby suggest - by innuendo, without evidence or accountability - that it will be 40% of the subsequent century's warming - which takes him way out of the projections from observational data. He's not even in the range the IPCC uses to justify its lowball estimates. Scafetta has no expertise in climate or weather recent or past, and has never done any relevant research in the field. He lacks the expertise necessary to obtain the job of weatherman on a local TV channel. He isn't one of those "astrophysicists" you claim to have been talking to, is he? Because he isn't an astrophysicist - in the field of astronomy he's a numerologist, essentially, a physicist out of his area of expertise who for some unspecified reason has been massaging carefully chosen bulk data to find correlations he likes. The kinds of correlations he likes to find are described by his readers like this: Here's a quote from the man himself: C'mon - you've heard that kind of language before, right? No mechanism, no physical cause or even mediation - that isn't astrophysics, or any other kind of physics. That is the same thing the people who find numerological correlations between earthquakes and the Koran are doing.