Once I was a toddler we at all times talked about March as coming in like a lion and going out like a lamb. Since then there was quite a lot of controversy about climate patterns and a few fairly unusual occasions.
Just lately, Texas skilled a horrible snow storm that was uncommon for them. As a result of they have been “off the grid” and had invested in photo voltaic panels and wind generators, they have been in hassle! The photo voltaic panels have been lined with piles or snow and the blades on windmills have been frozen. The truth that electrical energy was out for a lot of hours and homes weren’t insulated to resist lethal freezing winds, ice and snow, left the inhabitants susceptible. Icy roads sophisticated the state of affairs. What made the state of affairs much more weird have been stories that the snow which wasn’t melting might really be burned.
However Texas wasn’t the one state that skilled climate issues. Deaths have been reported in Tennessee, Kentucky and Louisiana from winter storms whereas North Carolina skilled a twister.
In 1956 Burt Lancaster and Katherine Hepburn starred within the film “The Rainmaker“. The setting is through the Melancholy and the story-line includes a con-man who arrives in a determined drought-ridden Kansas city promising to make rain. This film challenges beliefs of the residents and the viewers!
However climate manipulation (climate management) just isn’t a brand new idea.
Cloud seeding with silver iodide has been used to carry rain in lots of international locations together with america, China, Indian and Russia. Scientist have performed experiments for years in makes an attempt to cease hurricanes, cyclones, hail by dropping oils, powder and lasers into particular geographical areas.
It’s fascinating to do analysis to grow to be extra conscious of the numerous work that has been carried out within the space of climate modification. The United Nations has banned it throughout warfare underneath the Environmental Modification Conference.
However the experiments proceed throughout peacetime. Actually, two years in the past, Forbes revealed an article about China launching weather-control machines!