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Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Communist China able to change weather for Olympics

(China Daily): "Modifying the weather artificially during the Games is a possibility, he (CMA spokesman Yu Xinwen) said. Planes and rockets could spread silver iodine and dry ice high into the atmosphere to target cumulonimbus clouds and induce rain before the clouds veer toward the Olympic venues.
  • But the technology can only prevent light rainfall, he (CMA spokesman Yu Xinwen) said. It is powerless against thick, widely spread, huge mass of clouds."
From Xinhuanet.com, 7/15/08
  • P.S. Amazing how brutal dictatorships can even control the weather. (When they feel like it). sm

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