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“Overcast” Documentary Reveals the Truth About Contrails (Videos)

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(N.Morgan) The debate about whether or not chemtrails/geoengineering are in fact occurring, leaves out the possible consequences of contrails (the normal exhaust from aircraft that create a trail of water vapor, ice and soot) on the environment and weather. While the theory of covert chemical spraying operations takes center stage, are we overlooking a key element in this issue?

Perhaps the question shouldn’t be: Is the military secretly spraying toxic chemicals into the atmosphere? But rather, Are contrails from standard air traffic the true culprit that is responsible for damaging the environment and human health?

A concerned and curious filmmaker set out to find the answer.

Following the (Toxic) Trail

“Putting all speculations aside, I wanted a convincing answer.” ~ Matthias Hancke, director of “Overcast”

When Hancke started on a journey to uncover the truth about chemtrails, he didn’t realize it would take over six years of research — and 40 interviews in 10 countries — to find an answer. He had a unique approach as he didn’t have an opinion about chemtrails, one way or another, and kept personal bias out of the investigation entirely.

He was joined by producer Tristan Albrecht and interviewed a range of experts in the field, along with independent researchers — including: geoengineers, atmospheric chemists, contrail and cloud specialists, professors of aeronautics, meteorologists, aerosol experts, a chemtrail debunker, environmental activists, journalists, a medical doctor, an airline pilot, the assistant director of the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment and more.

A well-known chemtrail debunker interviewed in the film is Mick West, founder of Contrail Science and Metabunk, who believes that the idea of chemtrails is getting in the way of real problems like pollution and global warming.

He claims there is absolutely no proof of chemical spraying, and that the theory of chemtrails is completely dependent on our perceptions at any given time. West also makes the point that there’s no reason for the government to be doing it secretly, especially if they don’t know the outcome or effects.

His last statement is interesting in the context of an article written by the late Dr. Ilya Sandra Perlingieri, who provides several examples of aerosol spraying programs done by the U.S. government in the past.

The first was called Manhattan-Rochester Coalition, where aerosol tests were conducted to study “the health effects of radioactive materials…on vulnerable populations without consent in St. Louis.” These military-sponsored [radioactive] “studies targeted a segregated, high density urban area, where low-income persons of color predominantly resided.”

The second aerosol spraying operation took place a few years ago in the subway system of New York City, where unsuspecting riders were sprayed with a toxic gas. Signs were posted that read: “The NYPD will release small amounts of harmless colorless gas in 5 boroughs and 21 subway lines.

The airborne non-toxic [sic] test is part of NYPD’s precaution against terror attacks. MTA [Metropolitan Transit Authority].” Unfortunately for the subway riders, the gas (perfluorocarbon) is far from harmless and has been linked with “early onset menopause, birth defects, flu-like symptoms; endocrine disruption; and “excessive exposure may cause effects on the brain and heart.”’

An additional example of covert spraying of the population was a germ warfare experiment that took place in the 1950s, in which “the Army sprays a vast cloud of Serratia marcescens over the Bay Area populace from a vessel in the waters off San Francisco. The bacteria blanketed the city and surrounding communities in a circle from Sausalito through the East Bay to Colma. Shortly after the spraying, 11 patients at the old Stanford University Hospital in San Francisco develop unusually tough infections, and one dies. Serratia destroyed the heart valves of Edward Nevin, 75,” writes John Blanchard for the San Francisco Chronicle.

These three cases of secret spraying were sanctioned by the government, where the outcome or effects were unknown when they began. Unfortunately, West isn’t the only person who doesn’t question the transparency of the government in the film.

Well-respected institutions like the German Aerospace Center do not test for aluminum, barium or strontium in the atmosphere because there is “no reason for it to be there. So how would it get up there in the first place?” In fact, none of the leading organizations studying contrails test for the suspected chemicals. And yet, public authorities, media, politicians and NGOs — as well as environmental groups — all refer to these institutions and don’t test themselves.

This is odd since as early as 1994, scientists frequently detected aluminum, barium, carbon and titanium in the vicinity of cirrus clouds over Colorado and Wyoming — and attributed it to air transport in the region. Hancke asks: “So why were scientists looking for these particles back then, but not now?”

Finally, Hancke hires a scientist and special plane to collect samples. Due to restrictions by air traffic control during the flight, the plane wasn’t able to gain enough altitude to travel directly through the jet trail, but they did obtain samples nonetheless. Barium was found to be present. Sadly, the samples were too small to establish solid evidence.

Nonetheless, in a fortunate twist of events, The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich launched a study of the exhaust of aircrafts. What they found was a staggering total of sixteen different metals in the jet fuel and exhaust of three planes — some of which are extremely toxic to humans, plants and animals —such as aluminum and barium. These two particular metals in the exhaust are due to kerosene in engine lubricant oil.

Aluminum can come from the turbines as well. But they found the jet fuel also contained aluminum and barium. We may ask why these metals are in the fuel to begin with, but, speculation aside, “It is in any case urgent to regulate jet engine exhaust,” said Prof Ulrike Lohmann of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.

OVERCAST Prof Ulrike Lohmann – aluminum and barium in jet fuel

The findings are concerning, especially since flight traffic has doubled in the last 15 years — and is expected to double again within the next twenty. Another concerning factor is the creation of cloud cover. As stated in the film, “Manmade cloud cover by flight traffic has a bigger impact on global warming in one single year than all the CO2 emitted in the history of aviation.” In Britain alone, this manmade cloud cover can obstruct sunlight over 20,000 square miles.

According to the press release for Overcast:

“Considering that there are 37.5 million of aircrafts in the air annually (according ATAG Air Transport Action Group, 2014), we should find out the impact of the emissions of these pollutants on our ecosystem. We should consider also, that with the rain, these substances end up in our food chain and are taken up by organisms. For the protection of the climate and to benefit our health and the environment, we should now make arrangements to banish this metal pollution from our airspace and finally regulate aircraft exhaust pollution.”

If you are interested in learning more about the theory behind chemtrails and geoengineering, see here for a collection of articles on the subject.

Additionally, a full transcript of the interview with Mick West can be found here.

Overcast Trailer from Zachary Smith on Vimeo.


To watch the full-length film, visit: Overcast the Movie.


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    • Pink Slime

      Hello Angle#3(Of-ful Prelim),

      Charlie here. There is no doubt they looked at spraying “stuff” from the back of aeroplanes and may have once done it many times as a test or maybe even still doing it now. Nations are going to test many delivery vehicles to see what will and won’t work as an ends to the means. It’s just too tempting not to know.

      But all those contrails? I use to see them waay back but do not see them anymore, where I live anyway. But as people complained about the pollution and smoke they have improved the jet engines to be more efficient. So, what are they seeing?

      Unless I see them myself I cannot comment. But it is no trick to find out very easily making me believe someone just wants to make money and attention out of it with no evidence.


      Charlie (now a doughnut, that something you can believe in!) :lol: :lol:

    • Anonymous

      Overhead Venice 24th June, there were 8 trails in sky at once. :evil:

    • deano

      MICK WEST ?…….and ‘friends’ have a website on “CON-trails” actually named METABUNK :?:

      try posting a comment there, …….instantly BANNED if you mention that little word TMA…….or HAARP connection….

      EXAMPLE :!: :arrow: :arrow: In response to stating that the Alumina Particles in the TMA , which is added to the Centre Wing Tank “Fuel/Kerosene/Avgas”, are part of the ‘chemical mix’ ,>fuel additives….
      I was Bombarded with comments, like…..
      “If “Metal Particles” were in the fuel, the jet engines would EXPLODE you idiot!”….”Engine Destruction??”…..etc……

      Well folks, even MYTHBUSTAS has a program, showing BOEING testing engines by firing a frozen chook to simulate “Birdstrike” into the engines, and they can fly through “Hail & Lightning”….
      and for years we added “LEAD~Pb” to petrol/gasoline …..
      but AVGAS, is basically “Kerosene”…..(a flame over an open barrel not dangerous>think Home Heater/lamp)

      But TMA is highly reactive with Oxygen…….it is PYROPHORIC. It gives off white smoke(Al oxides) , used in NASA rocket flight trails, but is safe when mixed as a “fuel additive”.?

      ## In the 1990s, relatively safe Boeing Jets, started having Centre Wing Tank Explosions (TWA 800 + others)……

      So they started Retro- fitting OBIGGS~ On Board Inert Gas Generating System……to displace the “TMA residue %” in the “empty tank of air”……..

      and to MICK WEST (MI5 agent) supporters, thats what caused the EXplosion at the DOW Chemicals Plant in Mass, that killed 4, they were handling TMA…… :razz:

      and @ Slime @……I am doing this as spam for books etc?…..Dont think so. Just rational intelligence. If the trails come from the engines, whats in the FUEL?
      TMA, in the “fuel additives”, added to the Centre Wing Tanks of Civillian Jets……and the reason why their tankers at airports use 2 seperate Fuel filling hoses …….the Centre Wing Tank used when the plane is at cruising altitude….now filled with an INERT gas to stop explosions when the TMA sediment % reaches Pyrophoric conditions

      What about the “Breathers” that worked for years prior?

    • HAPPY chem TRAILS 2 you

      Chemtrails are real, I used to see many where I live, but not too many lately though. Even before I ever heard the term “chemtrails” I used to think that there was something strange about what I thought were con trails, which I had seen in the sky’s growing up, but these were different because they took so long to dissipate and sometimes they would have a tinge of rainbow colors that normal contrails do not have. I have heard rumors that there is a strong possibility that the */atican is somehow involved in the chemtrail, program , you can bet that if there is something evil going on in the world, the*/atican is involved. It would take billions of dollars to conduct an operation like this on a global scale, and the */atican is one of the only countries in the world that would have that kind of money laying around to sponsor a program like that. Of Course there is a linkage between the “global warming hoax and chemtrails. I really would like to see someone do a thorough investigation on the possible involvement of the */atican with the chemtrail program, we already know that the p0pe has been pushing this climate change hoax for quite a while, and they have been caught red handed in bed with big pharma. Here is some interesting links on the subject

    • Anonymous

      Global warming? This article could be disinformation.

    • BungalowBud

      As for for global warming? No, its global cooling to the max. Albedo effect for cirrus is very high.

    • gd

      Total disinformation go to get the real info on whats being done to your health by breathing this chemical brew, .This planet is being poisoned. Google Agenda 21 depopulation

    • gd

      Read bon todays BIN jost above Pilots, Doctors and Scientists Tell the Truth About Chemtrails and they want this to STOP before it’s too Late

    • Gil Carlson

      UFO CRASHES ON LONG ISLAND! This is one of the most documented UFO crash and retrieval incidents in our history – documented by witnesses, government informers and secret documents:

    • 2QIK4U

      So what does that debunker say about planes filled with tanks marked deadly to HUMANS ?

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