LBJ 1962: He who controls the weather will control the world

Prior to the Environmental Modification Convention signed in Geneva in 1977, the United States used weather warfare in the Vietnam War. Operation Popeye saw the use of cloud seeding over the Ho Chi Minh trail. It was hoped that the increased rainfall would reduce the rate of infiltration down the trail.[1]A research paper produced for the United States Air Force written in 1996 speculates about the future …