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Submission + - Can Solar Storms Cause Wildfires? (discovery.com)

astroengine writes: "In the wake of recent solar activity, some space cadets were very quick to point out a causal link between geomagnetic storms and the wildfires currently ravaging the landscape surrounding Moscow. Of course, this is patently false. But is there a scenario when the onset of a solar storm could have secondary effects, sparking fires in already arid regions? Possibly. What's more, it already happened, 150 years ago."
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Can Solar Storms Cause Wildfires?

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