Could our government fix the drought in California and the flooding in South Carolina with weather modification?
The Daily Conversation have released a new short video titled, the History of Weather Modification.
Comprehensieve agri-risk management strategists skymet, published the video and announced that “Intentional manipulation or altering of weather is known as weather modification. This can be done for a number of purposes. The most common form of weather modification is cloud seeding which helps increase rain or snow over a particular region. It can also help prevent damaging weather conditions like hailstorms or hurricanes. Weather modification is also used for economic as well as military warfare.”
The video suggests governments have historically modified their weather, usually for military purposes.
During WWII, British Airforce pilots were crashing their aircraft due to the thick fog, so scientists came up with a way to evaporate it by using gasoline pipelines.
A technique known as cloud seeding was developed to trigger rain and snowfall in places that wouldn’t ordinarily receive precipitation in 1946.
In the 1960’s silver iodide was dropped from aircraft to try and weaken hurricanes.
Top secret government program Operation Popeye was executed during the Vietnam war from March 20, 1967 until July 5, 1972 in an attempt to extend the monsoon season, specifically over areas of the Ho Chi Minh Trail. the results were overwhelming and cloud seeding increased monsoon season by at least 45 days.
In 2015, the government used weather modification to make North Dakota wet. So why not California?
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