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Drought woes? This tech can literally make it rain

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Across the globe, about a billion people are facing water scarcity. Could cloud seeding help? Weather Modification International uses planes to target clouds and draw out more precipitation.
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YO MAMA (7 days ago)
So maybe it's Not GMO's causing the RISE in Cancer "Of ALL types" Maybe it's Chemtrails
SuperVlerik (19 days ago)
Or....we could plant more forests and protect those that remain. Trees produce very specific molecules and release them to the atmosphere. Those compounds create rain. Here is an explanation based on the Amazon basin, but this process is not limited to the Amazon basin, or even the tropics. It's how the system was designed by Nature. https://goo.gl/MP24FP And of course the ecological, economic and spiritual values of a living, breathing forest deliver far more than "just" rain. The tech exists, has done so for millions of years, and what we need to do is work on repairing the basic water cycles. One group I've found working on that is www.rainforclimate.com. Pretty awesome.
Jay Dabeast Paulo (1 month ago)
Next step ice seeding the North Pole region to combat global warming??
mark alsop (1 month ago)
BASICALLY YOUR JUST PLAYING GOD. THE EARTH IS NATURALLY BALANCED IF YOU INHANCE IT WILL DOUBLE BAD WEATHER YOU DUMB ASSES YOU GOING TO KILL PEOPLE FROM EARTHQUAKES , CONTINUOUS HURRICANES , BAD FLOODS ARE YOU OUT OF YOUR MINDS ? WHY DON'T YOU TRY PREVENTION SUCH AS REDUCING AIRASOLS & CHEMICALS, SUCH AS ELECTRIC CARS , AND THEN MAYBE THINGS WILL GET BETTER . IF HUMANS CAN HEAL, SO CAN THE EARTH. FOLLOW THE HEALTH AND SAFETY FOR THE EARTH. BELIEVE ME CLOUD SEEDING ISENT THE WAY .
D. Lewis (1 month ago)
What is rarely heard once the word "Inert" is found acceptable is , exactly how this product burns once accumulation and exposure to extreme heat and wind (i.e wild fire) oops!
Simisani Moyo (1 month ago)
This is not new technology. Seeding eventually leads o drought and devastation of water sources , putting silver and other chemicals into clouds cannot be the answer to this problem. And to think that you can make Mother Nature more efficient is the dumbest thing I've ever heard. Mother Nature will kick your ass right out of existence and the planet will continue to thrive.
EBPGames - Eric Decker (1 month ago)
Lol YouTube took me here from a vape cloud chasing video
truthseeker (1 month ago)
this is called weather warfare , if yall think it's just these little plane that are doing this ... look up ! do your own research !
Walandr19 (1 month ago)
If California is scarce on water then why does every homeowner have a pool
malof (1 month ago)
make it rain 1 place and you stop it from raining another place. if you mess with the weather you might just make it worse. say if the rain that usualy make a place extremely good for farming sudently stoped coming there. so now that another place got the rain and are now capable of getting good farm land. then sudently wherethe rain was headed dont get the rain and start getting dryer and stop being good farmland. so if you give rain to someone you take it form someone else.
Hasan Harkouss (2 months ago)
I don't know when the hell will we learn to stop messing with the freakin nature.
Violent Grey (2 months ago)
imagine if you can make it rain and rain and rain near the forest fires? I know you need the clouds to begin with but maybe more discoveries can change that?
Violent Grey (2 months ago)
spraying more stuff in the air huh?
Big Kim (2 months ago)
Seems like it could be a health risk but I’m no scientist
Solveig Sokcanic (2 months ago)
70 YEARS OF SPRAYING SILVER IODIDE , A TOXIC MATERIAL & WE HAVE THE WORST DROUGHTS IN HISTORY !!!! THE RAIN IS STEARED VIA THE JET STREAM WITH HAARP TECHNOLOGY & THE GOVERNMENT DECIDES WHERE AND WHEN IT WILL RAIN EVEN IF IT CONTAINS TOXIC MATERIALS!!!!!
Christoph Beeler (2 months ago)
Sounds like a high potential to take additional water out of a system in one concentrated spot, resulting in a reduction of water in another area that the system was heading. Ya good for extremely water intense operations that have high value, like power generation. But could be horrible for less concentrated and valuable businesses, such as food production/farming. Also spraying at those altitudes could have huge implications to a vast area and the people in those areas from any adverse affects. Not a fan of this at all. Maybe to help fight forest fires?....
Justice Keyes (2 months ago)
So God says no and man says yes.....this will definitely be an interesting out come.....to be continued for sure!
Scellow Mcineka (2 months ago)
...weather god (4:05)! What the heck is that?? I wouldn't have answered to that overstating, it's so ridiculous how people intervene scientific progress using the god word, as if we limited by some kind of magical force
Wendy Alexander (2 months ago)
Cloud seeding has been going on for decades this is the next step.
Autumn Boze (2 months ago)
They're full of themselves. In the end because of this mother nature is gonna punish all of us.
es ChompS (2 months ago)
"Assisting mother nature" more like slowly killing the people and controlling the earth
Tree Daddy (2 months ago)
Alex Jones is having a shuddering orgasm somewhere.
Orens Carlos (2 months ago)
They should make the opposite. Cloud wringing. Stop clouds from raining so that there will be no floods over flood prone cities. Spread the rain thin
Lance Dooley (2 months ago)
LMFAO you dummies are just figuring this out. I'm afraid DARPA is way tf ahead of you. Chem trails with Trimethyl Aluminium. There's already lasers that shoot in the sky as well. Hahaha the doomsdayers are way way ahead of you by years. #AlexJones #Infowars
Chris Chisholm (2 months ago)
"Inert chemical"
Budhathoki Bijaya (2 months ago)
I think this might disturb the whole watercycle if massively used, since it doesnot let the cloud reach its intended place by nature.
Calientalo.com (2 months ago)
So chemtrails are not real 😂
master wayne (2 months ago)
The guy said assisting the mother nature to make the rain happen. Why not to think of the bigger issue why its not happening because we are destroying the mother nature by continuous use of non renewable sources of energy when we have other alternatives , we are disturbing the mother nature that can self adjust itself with time ( obviously price have to be paid in terms of other natural calamity that it brings). I doubt seriously that they are assisting the mother nature....
justin g (3 months ago)
Finally every one can see this cloud seeding contaminating our rain water.
justin g (2 months ago)
+Life is Sour ok professor.
Mrs Flibble (3 months ago)
Shunned by scientists because silver-iodide isn't exactly non-toxic u know! U don't mess with the weather considering how we don't understand it fully so we won't know how it will effect weather systems. secondly who gets all the water dropped on them and who decides? And last of all, why pump even more chemicals harmful to health into our air?
Mrs Flibble (2 months ago)
Life is Sour I guess studying science at university level isn't enough for u :)
Doug Pine (3 months ago)
Msds is surprisingly thin anorexic absent of info studies have dates. Dates are funny things.
Rajahn Wilkes (3 months ago)
Wow this is scary
Andy (3 months ago)
They should do that a lot in California. It’s damn hot here!!
Hana Xiohe (3 months ago)
Even the name sounds bad, smh accelerating human extinction.
Zoot ed (3 months ago)
G E O E N G I N E E R I N G
November A.Jacks (3 months ago)
gonna need a Boeing 747 for Arizona
Mother fucker Jones (3 months ago)
Silver iodine 🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔😳
Trevor Sole (3 months ago)
Ahhh, chemtrails! Obama is making gay frogs still!
Gerry Gomez (3 months ago)
Use it for the wild fires.
weird world ! (3 months ago)
What about the side effects or long run effects of infusions to these clouds, u can make fire from multiple things but only a few are healthy
valley adam (3 months ago)
disgusting
Yassine St (3 months ago)
This will not work. Maybe a little clouds but nothing more.
Garrett (3 months ago)
So people point out chemtrails and get made fun of. When the media presents this as legit, everyone is ok with it?
Austin Bond (3 months ago)
you know what affects California worse than drought? Welfare, Homelessness, debt (1.3 Trillion), sky high state tax rate, illegal immigration (23Billion)
robert lautner (3 months ago)
Austin Bond California would breaks without “illegals” service industry and agriculture would collapse.
Dwayne Crumity (3 months ago)
Ok can I blame snowmageddon on these scientist, keeping the city locked down with too much snow to go to the grocery store....how much terror ....how much disregard for public safety....STOP THIS MANIPULATION!
Pissa Guruge (3 months ago)
Spray chemicals to clouds and creat artificial clouds then cause cancer.
Bris Vegas (3 months ago)
Environmentally friendly chemicals :)
thehALomolov2 (3 months ago)
Thought weather control tech was illegal. Wasnt it's research banned so it doesn't become a tactic in war? Send a tornado to ravage the enemy or bleed them dry literally...
J1.92c (3 months ago)
China had been doing this...this isnt new
Antonio Ortiz (3 months ago)
From what I see, anyone who believe in chem trails, has no proof, just speculation. Which as convincing it is, seems to do nothing except cause arguments, for some reason anyone who doesn’t believe in conspiracies and what not seems to only cause arguments and act aggressive to anyone who who thinks outside the box.
Khan Industries (3 months ago)
So making clouds rain (or increasing rain) in one area can deny other areas rain they would otherwise have gotten. Uhh, yeah I don't know about this. This + imagination + greed = not a good feeling. >>edit added>> Maybe we should solve greed a bit more *before* we play weather god, hmm?
Braxton Bell (3 months ago)
They must be contracted thru HAARP
MRTiGzoruA (3 months ago)
climate change is a myth but nice
Cicero Araujo (3 months ago)
this is responsible news
Hey Ya! (3 months ago)
Humans Pollute and destroy the nature .and then creates chemical rains . So fucked up . I hope humans go extinct someday so all other animals and nature could continue to grow naturally.
Enitranicole (3 months ago)
I’m not comfortable with this.....😒
The Deans (3 months ago)
Playing god is a bad idea. Nature is not a force to be meddled with. There’s always consequences to meddling.
Raymundo M (1 month ago)
So we're beerus
iam Negan (1 month ago)
Devan S. And that way of thinking is exactly what will be our downfall we ain't shit compared to the forces that be. God's of destruction is all we are
Devan S. (2 months ago)
We've been doing it for ages now, humans are at the top of the food chain, were essentially the gods of earth already lol. Cus guns and tools
rouge gaming28 (2 months ago)
Naa lol, science.
You Me (3 months ago)
But the news said this was fake last year...
Cash Curtis (3 months ago)
Silver iodide is highly toxic as well as oderless and tasteless and has antiseptic properties. It is the opposite of 'inert'. This is bad stuff that I don't want in my water but anyone is free to spray all over everyone.
Austin So (3 months ago)
This sounds like a bad idea on so many level
Fuzz Zeballs (3 months ago)
cloud seeding just fucks some one else futrher on
J.Jarvis (3 months ago)
BECAUSE WATER JUST MAGICALLY appears in the clouds. Also they’ve been using this since Vietnam.
Golden 47 (3 months ago)
God damn these people. Stop putting chemicals in everything
Joshua Chow (3 months ago)
Bet. "Good for the environment." we used to think Benzene was fine too.
Joshua Chow (3 months ago)
Wait, you mean to tell me the US is altering weather?
phuck ewe (3 months ago)
I'd like to seed her clouds.
Paul (3 months ago)
This would affect areas where the clouds were going to rain in though? I imagine the military could use this to prevent rain from entering other countries. I don't think this is morally or naturally right.
Paul (3 months ago)
Future Hindsight Well the dam doesn't stop rain water, The biggest way *clean* water travels right?
Tony v33 (3 months ago)
Ever notice those strange creepy looking clouds...that is a result of those chemtrails
The Word of God (3 months ago)
I can easily call rain to put out raging fire.. first pay me.. second.. fly me.. first class to the country.. i am sleeping dragon
The Word of God (3 months ago)
Pay me millions. I give you weather u want. You fly me to the place u want rain or rain to stop. it is easy for me
Micky Bees (3 months ago)
It's stupid shit like this that's killing earth ....
Dre Suma (3 months ago)
Correct f im wrong but is it true that f you do that cloud seeding u are also getting the cloud from other areas and thus u will get the rain and they dont.?
DANIMALjjmn Hj (3 months ago)
Instead of dumping shit into the sky people should try moving to a place with water
bayspotter (3 months ago)
Breaking News: We're more fucked than ever.
Dauber 937 (3 months ago)
WE DO NOT CONSENT TO THIS!!!
Flash Gordon (3 months ago)
News Now oHIGHo i dont consent to this!
my foreskin is missing (3 months ago)
This is Geo Engineering. ...what else are they putting up there huh...we all know not to mess with Mother Nature..
JAMES JONES (3 months ago)
So we can make it rain for some and then it won’t rain for others. So Idaho power needs to pay who for the rain that they didn’t get? Farmers that didn’t get rain? Then needed government money to stay in business?
InChrist (3 months ago)
Let me see that guy let his kids drink that water
Mlt mlt (3 months ago)
Craps leave this alone....is just like having your roof off......
ZImpresive (3 months ago)
Q Predicted this.
MrGrombie (3 months ago)
How is it ethical to force rain where you want? Where the rain would have fallen, will no longer get that needed H2O. And now the area around will be ok, but surrounding areas will be devastated. This is a greedy tech if you asked me.
Raymundo M (3 months ago)
Thats dumb, if you cloud seed in California lets say the winter, that means less moisture later on, you are not fixing the drought youre making it worse, its not creating water out of nothing, its taking water that would be somewhere else and stealing it, this is not the solution
Paid Gov't Debunker (1 month ago)
*Clap clap... that's all you've got is the clap.*
Raymundo M (1 month ago)
*Clap Clap*
Paid Gov't Debunker (1 month ago)
*_Oh iM sO sMaRt, lOoK aT mE_* *LOL!!!*
Raymundo M (1 month ago)
Good thing youtube has a "reply" button not an "answer " button
Paid Gov't Debunker (1 month ago)
Raymundo M  That's not an answer.
Dat Tepo (3 months ago)
Since they can’t hide it anymore they want to make it seem like it’s helping
Zaxaris Petixos (3 months ago)
This is old the used to do it in 'nam
Zaxaris Petixos (3 months ago)
Make it rain, Make it rain💲💲💲💲💲
damon spade (3 months ago)
I don't see anybody talking about how this excess snow will affect the animals living in those mountains. More snow makes finding food that much more difficult. But who cares right, the power company has to make that money
Ruben Strating (3 months ago)
So chemtrails are not a meme is what you're telling me? So then the jews really do control the monetary system and Michelle Obama is actually a man?
papiyhatz (3 months ago)
Who owns those water in those clouds?! American greedy question. Typical american
Rusty (3 months ago)
CHEMTRAILS!
Pranoy Sarkar (3 months ago)
If someone is getting extra water then some one is loosing water what they usually get
Kalana C Pieris (3 months ago)
Will this affect other places, because if you taking something more it has to be reduced in the somewhere?
Kalana C Pieris (1 month ago)
svenm Sandity , Actually i don't know how to explain to you, so i will say "Okay"
Kalana C Pieris (2 months ago)
BlueRice Yap I know, but how do you know who's rain are they still. Because natural us a flow, if you disturb it there must need to be something
BlueRice (2 months ago)
thats what they just said in the video. they make it rain in their states and not the other states
flyinghigh2000 (3 months ago)
Kalana C Pieris yup. Basically you force the cloud to rain. In theory you can hijack a cloud bound for next county and make it fall in yours.
Linus Cleveland (3 months ago)
Is this allowed?
Joshua Chow (3 months ago)
memes
bingchijhuynh (3 months ago)
This should be illegal as the chemical used is silver iodide. I would not lick that snow on top of that hill nor want to eat the food grown there. " Under the guidelines of the Clean Water Act by the EPA, silver iodide is considered a hazardous substance, a priority pollutant, and as a toxic pollutant.(10) Some industries have learned this all too well."
Dat Tepo (3 months ago)
bingchijhuynh they are doing this in California almost daily this is just a small company
Craig Conroy (3 months ago)
But can it help CNN predict the 2020 election?
bini9214 (3 months ago)
Nothing to see here. Keep it moving. Another boring story
David d (3 months ago)
yeh this is crazy, adding silver iodide to the air. Great idea dumbarse
Samyog Gurung (3 months ago)
Shut this company
phuck ewe (3 months ago)
Shut your piehole.
Justice Warrior (3 months ago)
Woes?? Its raining prostitutes now?? FUCK YEAH
Grey Runner (3 months ago)
Normalizing technologic atmospheric modification. Remember everything is connected. Earth, air, oceans and space are all touching each other interacting 100% of the time. All life is tuned over billions of years interacting with this mix of chemistry and energy in a constant feedback loop. Playing chemistry with our atmosphere...what could go wrong?
Yurlim (3 months ago)
Talking of stealing clouds, this was exactly what Iran was complaining about ..