Solar Storms Could Cause Major Economic Harm Warns Igor Purlantov

Scientists at NASA have recently been studying the increase in solar activity to try and understand what affect it may have on Earth.  This work has been carried out in large part due to the expected increase of solar storms in 2012 and 2013.  Although many have tied this increase of solar activity to the Mayan Long Count Calendar and predictions for December 21, 2012, the threat of global economic harm as a result of solar flares is very real says Igor Purlantov.

Putting aside the doomsday predictions of the Mayan calendar which some scholars have dismissed as nothing more than fraud and deceit, there are numerous reports that have analyzed the affects of a massive solar flare on the global economy.  Most of these reports agree that severe space weather events are an emerging concern, especially given the potential to affect important advanced technologies such as satellite telecommunications, global position systems and electrical power generation and transmission. …

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