Los Angeles just experienced some nice rainfall, yet most residents were unaware that silver iodide seeding was to thank for the extra precipitation, not El Nino.
The last time clouds were ‘seeded’ with silver iodide was in 2002. Developed and initially tested in upstate New York in 1946 and used during the Vietnam war to circumvent foreign operations by the US, cloud seeding has been in question by the greater scientific community since its first use. Read the entire post on Garden-Eats.com, where you can also find more contributions from EcoKatLA. Headline art by Chilean artist Xaviera Lopez.