This is the 1st of currently four posts about new solar climate model:
Quite good though I don’t know where it’s going and how it will be accepted.
Long story short. Solar Magnetic Field Strength correlates with the GAT as here:http://wattsupwiththat.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/sosoon1.png
The above would suggest a reason for the hiatus. It also suggests the oceans were paying attention to what the sun was doing at stopped throwing so much heat into the atmosphere.