Still on the hook
Advice to volunteers
If you are planning to test the rainmaking art, here are some thoughts to take into account.
Owens Lake would be an ideal place to test the idea, as it is drying up and polluting heavily. It is reported to be the largest single source of dust pollution in the United States in 2013. To revive a drying lake could be a powerful symbol for hope.
If you are trying to mitigate climate change consequences like drought and floods please make sure to take into account the following:
- collect information about current and future large-scale movements of ungulates in that area such as: number of people registered for the hunting seasons, number of farms using regenerative practices, programs of animal removals etc.
- find a right time when not to apply the method. It looks like Nature doesn’t like it when it gets too wet for too long. If you are not careful, you can cause foot and mouse disease, like cases happened in the UK when accepted regulations regarding livestock movements caused country-wide floods. It also could cause human viruses like bubonic plague. It is not clear when Nature targets humans and when ungulates, but appearance of the viruses could be a response of Nature to halt animal movements. It might be that human viruses appear when it gets too cold for too long.
- find the right time when to apply the method. Sudden mass die-offs of ungulates could happen when you halt ungulate movement, while Nature needs them to move. It sounds contradictory, but the “logic” of Nature could be the following: mass-die offs provide abundance of food to predators to help them to get stronger, to increase their population so they can chase more ungulates. Check mass die-offs of saiga antelope in Kazakhstan, camels, and horses in Australia, elephants in Africa.
Once the rainmaking phenomenon is verified, a global organisation has to be established to keep track of all the large-scale movements and maybe regulate them, otherwise global flood could happen.
The World Meteorological Organisation could be benefited from that as this tracking could give a three-week forecast.
I have been warning about droughts and floods. I have been shouting about the possibility of avoiding them. I have been acting as if I am responsible to pass the message. Jordan Peterson says: pick your damn cross and go up the hill. I am still carrying it but if somebody would like to take the burden, please respond to me. I’ll pass it to the people, who are willing to carry it, who are willing to take the responsibility for drought, floods etc. so I can do other things.