On the Increase
In February and June of 2011 we witnessed large solar flares.
Scientists have speculated that we are heading towards a period of maximum solar activity. They also say that this period should reach its peak in 2013.
Until that time we should expect increased solar activity, perhaps with the flares growing in intensity as we get closer to the peak.
Experts have already told us that these flares could affect our satellites making any GPS, among other things, useless.
They have also said that these flares could affect the electrical grid, causing power outages across whole countries.
Of course, the larger these flares, the more damage can be expected.
They are already telling us that at the current level, these flares could cause outages lasting several days and that we should stock up with whatever we think necessary for a prolonged outage.
This naturally follows then, that greater flares could result in outages lasting weeks or even months.
Around the World there are over 400 nuclear power plants and 250 research reactors.
To prevent these power plants from having a meltdown, they rely on the national electrical power grid to keep the rods cool and maintain the stability of these plants.
Of course, these plants have back up generators. These though are stocked with enough fuel to last a month at most but many are stocked for less than a week.
With prolonged power outages, much of the country will come to a stand still, including the ability to restock the fuel for these generators.
With no power to cool them, they will begin to heat up and as shown in Japan, can very quickly become a risk.
The meltdown of just one of these reactors would be devastating, what if several were to meltdown at the same time? There would be a disaster like none other ever witnessed on this planet.
Governments must ensure the safety of their reactors. This means that they cannot depend on the orthodox generators; they must immediately replace them with more self sufficient alternatives.
If not, then the solar flares could prove the Maya calendar correct.