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Conspiracy theories find menace in contrails


A new conspiracy theory sweeping the Internet and radio talk shows has set parts of the federal government on edge.

The theory: The white lines of condensed water vapor that jets leave in the sky, called contrails, are actually a toxic substance the government deliberately sprays on an unsuspecting populace.

Federal bureaucracies have gotten thousands of phone calls, e-mails and letters in recent years from people demanding to know what is being sprayed and why. Some of the missives are threatening.

It’s impossible to tell how many supporters these ideas have attracted, but the people who believe them say they’re tired of getting the brush-off from officials. And they’re tired of health problems they blame on “spraying.”

“This is blatant. This is in your face,” says Philip Marie Sr., a retired nuclear quality engineer from Bartlett, N.H., who says the sky above his quiet town is often crisscrossed with “spray” trails.

“No one will address it,” he says. “Everyone stonewalls this thing.”

The situation Marie and others describe is straight out of The X-Files. He and others report one day looking up at the sky and realizing that they were seeing abnormal contrails: contrails that lingered and spread into wispy clouds, multiple contrails arranged in tick-tack-toe-like grids or parallel lines, contrails being laid down by white planes without registration numbers.


Believers call these tracks “chemtrails.” They say they don’t know why the chemicals are being dropped, but that doesn’t stop them from speculating. Many guess that the federal government is trying to slow global warming with compounds that reflect sunlight into the sky. Some propose more ominous theories, such as a government campaign to weed out the old and sick.

Exasperated by persistent questions, the Environmental Protection Agency, NASA, the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration joined forces last fall to publish a fact sheet explaining the science of contrail formation. A few months earlier, the Air Force had put out its own fact sheet, which tries to refute its opponents’ arguments point by point.

“If you try to pin these people down and refute things, it’s, ‘Well, you’re just part of the conspiracy,’ ” says atmospheric scientist Patrick Minnis of NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. “Logic is not exactly a real selling point for most of them.”


Nothing is “out there” except water vapor and ice crystals, say irritated scientists who study contrails. Some, such as Minnis, are outraged enough by the claims of chemtrail believers that they have trolled Internet chat rooms to correct misinformation or have gotten into arguments with callers.

“Conspiracy nonsense,” snorts Kenneth Sassen, an atmospheric scientist at the University of Utah. “These things are at 30,000 to 40,000 feet in the atmosphere. They’re tiny particles of ice. They’re not going to affect anyone.”

The cloud-forming contrails that conspiracy theorists find so ominous are “perfectly natural,” Minnis says. The odd grid and parallel-line patterns are easily explained as contrails blown together by the wind, scientists say.





Normal contrails DO form in fairly high humidity. When formed in 100% humidity they will NEVER disappear. If the humidity of that particular stratospheric layer is REDUCED, then in exact proportion the life of that trail will be reduced. This CAN happen; the layer can be lifted from beneath by a rising CUMULUS cloud in the troposphere. But the typical way they disappear is that LOCAL to the trail, the humidity has already been increased by the processes forming the trail: over time the increased humidity “leaks” away from the locality by gaseous diffusion, allowing the trail (of ice crystals) to sublime back into water vapor. Otherwise generally over time, layers FALL, COOL, humidity rises, trails get bigger. 


There is a new and ominous controversy concerning aircraft contrails and their supposed ill-effects. People with little or no scientific understanding are whipping up a furore over – nothing. This tends to leave all the real ills of the world unattended, and let’s face it, those we know of already are too great and too many to be sufferable. But how much worse it is when the (already!) deluded dream up new imaginary ills! With too much on our plates already, we are forced to concern ourselves with additional spurious delusions which, if they were to be taken seriously, would diminish our capacity to adapt to change, and ultimately to survive the upcoming onslaught.


A typical passenger transport plane (medium haul) burns 30 tons of fuel and thus unloads 30 tons of ice and 20 tons of gaseous oxides (mostly carbon dioxide) into the stratosphere every trip it makes.


The troposphere contains about 80% of the atmosphere and is the part of the atmosphere in which we live, and make weather observations. In this layer, average temperatures decrease with height. This is known as adiabatic cooling, i.e. a change in temperature caused by a decrease in pressure. Even so, it is still more prone to vertical mixing by convective and turbulent transfer, than other parts of the atmosphere. These vertical motions and the abundance of water vapour make it the home of all important weather phenomena. It is turbulent and unstable because it is at its warmest at its base. The troposphere’s thermal profile is largely the result of the heating of the Earth’s surface by incoming solar radiation. Heat is then transferred up through the troposphere by a combination of convective and turbulent transfer.


This is in direct contrast with the stratosphere, where warming is the result of the direct absorption of solar radiation. It is at its coldest at its base, and is stable and non-turbulent. If you have ever observed (or been in) a house fire, and looked up at the ceiling of a room with a fire in it, there you can see that the behaviour of the air is similar: the hottest part of the fire is against the ceiling, and the layers of air beneath (at decreasing temperatures) are stratified and somewhat mysteriously stable.

The troposphere is around 16 km high at the equator, with the temperature at the tropopause around –80 °C. At the poles, the troposphere reaches a height of around 8 km, with the temperature of the tropopause around –40 °C in summer and –60 °C in winter.


Annual passenger jet aircraft fuel consumption is estimated to be 300 million tons. That may seem a lot, but it’s a CUBE with sides a hundred yards long. in actual fact.


The weight of the atmosphere is 5.25 petatonnes.


One can see (using a quick calculation) that, as a proportion of the weight of the atmosphere, the burnt fuel comprises FIVE MILLIONTHS OF A PER CENT. It would take 200,000 years to half-fill the atmosphere with aircraft exhaust emissions at their present rate!

Now, the water, the gaseous oxides and sulphates may have a hardly appreciable effect on Global Warming (they are only 3.5% of anthropogenic combustion), but are as NOTHING when compared with the Earth’s volcanoes.

There are 1,500 active volcanoes on land and maybe TEN THOUSAND active volcanoes under the sea. Beneath are a few links:


The term “active” means “constantly emitting steam, gases, magma, and ash”. It is hard to quantify the total emitted by the land volcanoes, but let us assume they average a million tons of each per year. That will give us fifteen hundred million tons of steam, fifteen hundred million tons of gases, fifteen hundred million tons of magma, fifteen hundred million tons of ash.

“Hey”, you might say, “aren’t you making free with all those hundred millions of tons?” – and I would answer you thus: “A million tons of rock makes a cone 243 feet high. So I’m suggesting that the annual volcanic production of rock is equivalent to fifteen hundred of these rock cones. See what I mean?”

To put that estimate into perspective, the largest known eruption, Tambora, put 200 million tons of sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere in a single event!


Getting back to the point, it can be reasonably argued that contrails are at least FIFTEEN TIMES LESS IMPORTANT THAN VOLCANOES when it comes to having an effect on our atmosphere, whether warming it or cooling it…

So forget ALL of this bullfish about contrails/chemtrails. Yadda barium, yadda aluminum, yadda cooling, yadda dimming, yadda morgellons, yadda toxins……..You can bet your boots that anyone who advocates this idea is an ignorant dupe, with NO IDEA of the magnitude of the Earth and the events that truly moderate its climate.


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  1. Try researching Monsanto and you will realise what CHEMtrails are (aluminium and barium). Monsanto are producing aluminium-resistant seeds. Put 2 and 2 together (after you’ve really researched Monsanto and how they operate). I am sorry to say this but you are incredibly irresponsible. Don’t you realise what is going on in the world????


    June 28, 2010 at 8:57 pm

    • Pauline, Monsanto may NEED to produce aluminum-resistant seeds. Aluminum is the most abundant metal in the Earth’s crust – 8% by weight.
      CLAY, a common soil constituent, is ALUMINUM SILICATE.
      An absence of LIME in soil leads to acidic conditions which may dissolve the aluminum out of the previously-insoluble clay.
      Few plants are resistant to higher than trace concentrations of soluble aluminum salts, but some are. The genetic variation in these plants may be copied into non-resistant plant genomes to confer resistance to these conditions.
      As such, this is a perfectly rational piece of modern science especially as global acidity is on the increase.
      I am concerned by what you mean by “really researched”. Do you KNOW that the aviation industry’s contribution to global dimming and warming is reckoned (by clever folks with equations and computer simulations) to be 3.5% of the whole? Do you realize that means that in order to BALANCE YOUR RESPONSE, you should have spent approximately 27.6 TIMES more effort on the REST of the problem?
      Are you aware that jet transport turbofan engines would be destroyed if they were used as “sprayers”, because the exhaust gases reach 2,400 degrees Fahrenheit?
      And if the engines were used in this way they would look like giant fireworks, with GREEN or WHITE flames?
      Do you know ANYTHING AT ALL about gas turbines and the stratosphere?
      If you DID, you’d know how ignorant you seem to me. Is it blissful?
      Destroy that bliss and read the information provided by this blog, and go anywhere the links lead you.
      Let physical evidence and reasoned logic be your guide.


      July 2, 2010 at 5:15 pm

      • arrogance, you’re also “assuming” they use the “engines” to distribute trails. Wrong, the aircraft “may” be retro fitted with sprayers, simple.
        You spend a lot of time promoting “free speech” but only on your terms? an oxymoron, you also try to out-wit people with your supposed clever scientific mind whilst always steering away from any subject that might be “alternative” to the norm. You may be clever, but not wise, you are “always” right and have a condescending attitude. That alarms me at the best of times, I can think for myself and planes are spraying something. tests have been verified by independent sources, google it. I agree with you only on one point, it’s not about making the population sick, as it would hit the very people that are spraying also, logic would have to agree? What the spraying is “really” about is room for further investigation, that’s what science does, “observe first” then re observe, of which you are too old to be involved in, as your paradigm is passing away. Your whole web sight is built for debunking. Science was never a field build up from debunking, it was built around double blind experiments, unfortunately we the people can’t work on this level without finance. I remember an old Auschwitz buddy of mine who survived, I asked him, “how come you didn’t know the Germans were gassing your people, I mean millions disappeared on trains right, and right under their noses? was that a conspiracy also? usually we can’t see all the facts at any given time by higher authorities, but it always comes out later, so by the time you’ve passed away it will come out, hopefully sooner. why don’t put on a real scientific cap and shut up and just look for a while, you may be surprised. the prover proves what the thinker thinks, you’re already beaten into your own hard views.

        alternative researcher

        November 22, 2010 at 1:50 am

      • The arrogance is yours, and I’ll explain why.
        How can a 200-ton aircraft lay an 80,000-ton trail? (Which they can.)
        ONLY by seeding ice deposition from the atmosphere. This may only be done by kerosine combustion – there IS NO OTHER WAY. The plane could never carry enough other materials in other tanks, which would be too heavy and do not exist. An 80,000-ton trail may only be achieved by a large modern transport aircraft flying through a supersaturated layer of the stratosphere.
        This FACT may elude you, but that isn’t MY fault. You have to WISH to understand before you can learn.
        My whole site is called “JazzRoc versus Chemtrails”, and YES, it IS built for debunking chemtrails! Are we getting somewhere? I think not. 🙂
        Thanks for your kind thoughts. Here is the water – if you ever wish to drink of it.


        November 22, 2010 at 9:27 am

  2. New ambush video that is currently on Icke and Alex Jones websites claiming Free Aluminum found in Shasta Lakes area.


    July 7, 2010 at 4:27 pm

    • Thanks, Steve, but I had seen it already. I thought it free of content, so much so that it took me all of five minutes to forget it completely. Thanks for reminding me.


      July 10, 2010 at 11:05 pm

      • I appreciate your hard work in writing this information. People who plant chemtrails in other people minds are actually creating fear, and it isn’t healthy. I will look at your website later on and read more and learn some science!

        Thank you!


        December 19, 2010 at 7:15 am

      • Chemtrails are a myth. Hundreds of thousands of people work on aircraft every day without any comment of “chemtrails”. Are they all complicit?
        Also the claim that the engines deliver the material is false. Such a practice would destroy an engine in seconds, and it is certain that the 2,500 deg C temperature reached inside an engine would destroy ALL organic material. It’s what they call STERILIZATION in hospitals.
        The myth is propagated by people with a low level of understanding of science.


        December 19, 2010 at 11:12 am

  3. A person wrote of you on youtube.
    If chemtrails were true not only are they poisoning the public, they are poisoning everybody, including all governments. That’s just rubbish!


    December 20, 2010 at 1:18 am

    • Yes, they do write about me. When they do, they lie. Unfortunately they don’t seem to notice when they lie, and it’s that inattention that got them into trouble in the first place.


      December 20, 2010 at 1:46 am

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