This time-lapse of one of the largest solar prominence eruptions yet observed was exceptional:
Sometimes part of the Sun can just explode into space. …In recent months, our Sun has becoming increasingly active, following a few years of an unusually dormant solar minimum. Over the next few years our Sun is expected to reach solar maximum and exhibit a dramatic increase in sunspots and all types of solar explosions.
It sounds like we should prepare for some genuine global warming over the next few years.