an extended period during which solar activity (sunspots, solar flares) diminishes, resulting in drastic climatic and geophysical changes to all planets our system. These include increased cosmic rays, seismic activity, and volcanism; the latter often results in a global reduction in temperatures (see "the year without a summer").
(1) to cultivate agricultural products for livelihood;
(2) to derive value from or profit from.
Taking steps daily towards radically self-sufficient communities.