Is the Sun causing global warming? Who are the deniers now?

A prominent global warming denier recently claimed "Some people simply deny that the sun is more active now and and been increasing in activity since the Little Ice Age (well except for the past few years as it now appears to be remaining quiet)." Then linked this graph:... show more A prominent global warming denier recently claimed

"Some people simply deny that the sun is more active now and and been increasing in activity since the Little Ice Age (well except for the past few years as it now appears to be remaining quiet)."

Then linked this graph: http://www.junkscience.com/Greenhouse/ir...

And asked "who are the deniers now?".

I'm not aware of anyone who's denying the fact that solar activity is higher now than it was during the Little Ice Age. But if I'm reading that graph correctly, it shows that average total solar irradiance has remained right around 1366 W/m^2 since 1950.

So you've got one group who's claiming that a 60-year flatline in solar activity has caused the planet to warm 0.55°C over the past 30 years. You've got another group which says that makes no physical sense.

Who are the deniers now?
Update: "Also, the temps have been flat since the late 1990s.

That's a fact."

No, it's not.
http://data.giss.nasa.gov/gistemp/graphs...
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