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ALL Global Warming From Planes?

NASA scientists say that cirrus clouds formed by contrails increased surface temperatures enough to account for all the warming that took place in the United States between 1975 and 1994. This totally ignores major global warming causes like changes in ocean currents, which have been observed by NASA's own satellites. This statement may be a...

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Contrail Chased by Fighter Jets

The U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command scrambled fighter jets last week in an attempt to identify a contrail that was first seen near the Turks and Caicos Islands and later over the Midwestern United States. Reports on the contrail were first received around 4 p.m. Wednesday, according to Lt. Cmdr. Curtis Jenkins. Commercial airline...

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What Can We Do About Contrails?

Ever since its been discovered that contrails increase global warming, researchers have been trying to figure out what to do about it. Jets affect the weather two ways: by emitting CO2 from their engines and also through their contrails. Contrails trap heat in the atmosphere by reflecting the infrared radiation coming from the Earth's surface....

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Our News is Ahead of the Pack

On August 8, newspapers, radio and TV reported a majorstory: studies done when flights were cancelledshortly after 911 show that contrails change the weather.We had a feeling we'd read that story somewhere before, sowe put "contrails" in the unknowncountry.com search engineand the same story popped up, except ours was written on May16!

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Contrails Cause Climate Change

Scientists believe that contrails turn into larger cloudbanks that substantially alter the atmosphere's heat balance. They may even an important role in shaping our weather.

Scientists have long suspected this may be true, but haven?t been able to test it until 911, when the FAA grounded commercial flights nationwide for three days...

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