Individual trees modify "microclimate". A few more trees make a major
difference in heating/cooling a house (wind breaks). I would expect that a
forest would have a larger effect.
This might be for OR against allowing trees to grow. Personally I like
From: zeb haradon <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Thursday, August 10, 2000 12:47 AM
Subject: Re: Weather Control
>>From: "Ross A. Finlayson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>Subject: Weather Control
>>Date: Wed, 09 Aug 2000 15:52:54 -0400
>>I would like to ask other peoples' ideas about weather control. Can
>>rain, hurricanes and lightning be organized?
>>I think there are technical methods that could be explored to see how to
>>do some of those kinds of things in terms of altering weather patterns.
>>There are almost certainly researches about this kind of thing.
>>Ross Andrew Finlayson
>>Ross at Tiki-Lounge: http://www.tiki-lounge.com/~raf/
>It was posted here recently that cities effect weather patterns. They soak
>up heat during the day (black rooftops and pavement) and release it at
>night, so extreme weather patterns - I think I'm getting this right - tend
>to move around them.
>How about "paving" large tracts of land with a material which can change
>rate at which it gives off/soaks up heat. It would be like a national
>highway system, with the highways being miles long. By changing the
>temperature properties at key points in space and time, you could steer a
>weather pattern wherever you wanted it to go, or at least play an
>Maybe steer all the hurricanes into a winmill-populated plane.
>Zeb Haradon (email@example.com)
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