- Ernest J Rosado
- Berwyn, IL
- United States
Lifetime Member NEA
What promises do nuclear energy hold in an extreme geomagnetic disturbance (GMD) event like a Carrington Event or a Quebec March 1989 event?
Nuclear energy may be most risky to us in an extreme geomagnetic disturbance (GMD) like a Carrington Event, Quebec March 1989 event, Sweden October 2003 event which induced degradation in the Eskom network of South Africa. Disturbances happened in 1957, 1958, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1990, 2000, and 2003 . The 1859 and 1921 geomagnetic storms might have been 50-300% stronger than the March 1989 event which did much HydroQuebec damage.
An article of News Analysis By Matthew Stein that seems to be well documented appears and is entitled "400 Chernobyls: Solar Flares, Electromagnetic Pulses and Nuclear Armageddon", published 03-24-12 by Truthout http://truth-out.org/news/item/7301-400-chernobyls-solar-flares-electromagnetic-pulses-and-nuclear-armageddon and see: The Full Length Version with numerous footnotes and hyperlinks to sources http://www.whentechfails.com/node/1545 Stein has made available a Professional Memo "Talk Points on EMP, Solar Flares, and Grid Collapse/Nuclear Armageddon" posing questions answered in the above articles http://www.matstein.com/wp-content/uploads/Talk-Points-EMP-Solar-Nuclear-Armageddon.doc
Stein is video interviewed in The AlexJones Channel 02-06-12 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GUrCVhPdQWE
"Explanation of Geomagnetic Disturbance Watches, Warnings and Alerts" and other information and hyperlinks to instructive sources appears in "Reliability Guideline: Geomagnetic Disturbances" by North American Electric Reliability Corporation http://www.nerc.com/files/GMD_Guideline_v2_clean.pdf
Also see: “Geomagnetic Storms” by CENTRA Technology, Inc., on behalf of Office of Risk Management and Analysis, United States Department of Homeland Security 01-14-11 http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/57/25/46891645.pdf
"For the cost of a single B-2 bomber or a tiny fraction of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) bank bailout, we could invest in preventative measures..." said Stein.