Today we read that the gamma- and X-ray bombardment of the earth has been rather steadily increasing (over 12% just in the past year or so). One theory is that the earth’s magnetic field is weakening. Hmmmm. Mighty big changes that go well beyond anything we could create or control.
And the main article is about halfway down the home page of http://spaceweather.com/ , titled: “Cosmic Rays in the Atmosphere.”
Anybody glowing yet?