Oger

Somerset, KY

#1 Jul 18, 2013
oops

Graham, WA

#2 Jul 18, 2013
Damage caused by a nuclear blast.
Oger

Somerset, KY

#3 Jul 18, 2013
Solar flares should be more of a concern than an EMP.

The countries entire electrical grid needs upgraded and domes placed over each electrical power station.
oops

Graham, WA

#4 Jul 18, 2013
Oger wrote:
Solar flares should be more of a concern than an EMP.
The countries entire electrical grid needs upgraded and domes placed over each electrical power station.
And funding would come from where? It would be such a huge undertaking that power would have to be interrupted for hundreds of thousands if not millions at a time.
Oger

Somerset, KY

#5 Jul 19, 2013
oops wrote:
<quoted text>And funding would come from where? It would be such a huge undertaking that power would have to be interrupted for hundreds of thousands if not millions at a time.
"And funding would come from where?"

The last time I checked, everyone pays an electric bill. Simply place a fee on the bill, say a grid protection fee or what have you. Once the grid is upgraded the fee could be dropped.

It SHOULD be done before It's too late...

"It would be such a huge undertaking that power would have to be interrupted for hundreds of thousands if not millions at a time."

It would be well worth it, as I said before It's too late. It certainly would be a mess to say the least for the grid to be taken down for years.
As a matter of fact, there would be no need to disconnect the grid when you're simply placing domes over the stations.
Smart Dude

Spokane, WA

#6 Feb 25, 2014
Why ALL important integrated circuits aren't protected by a Faraday shield is ridiculous. Every vehicle should have one too.

The Earth's magnetic field is weakening. It's not a matter of IF, it's a matter of WHEN. There will be solar activity that will send us back to the stone age. No electricity and satellites = no water, sewer, gas, food in stores, etc.

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