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Beyond Theories Of Weather Modification
Civil Society Versus Geoengineering - a Conference on 8th and 9th April at the European Parliament
The conference has been promoted by civil society organizations grouped together in the international platform “Skyguards”
The objective is to resume the work commenced in 1998, by the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Security and Defense Policy of the European Parliament, culminating in the adoption of a proposal for a resolution “On the Environment, Security and Foreign Policy”, on 14th of January 1999 , with Mrs. Maj Britt Theorin as rapporteur.
This resolution has been ignored, in spite of the fact that it demanded detailed investigation of its conclusions on military experiments being carried out in the atmosphere; in spite of the fact that it put forward the need for protection of the population, public health and environment;
Since that time no measures of transparency have been adopted. Even in the face of evidence that the Earth’s atmosphere has become the site for experiments threatening public health: clandestine aerosol sprayings of substances of unknown composition and for secret purposes; in spite of the fact that ever more sophisticated military research is taking place in disregard of the most elementary precautionary principles; in spite of the fact that the new weapons systems focus on military utilization of the ionosphere and the upper parts of the atmosphere (as in the case of the HAARP project).
These are not vague complaints. There is proof of fraud, enshrouded in secrecy. And of the compliance of putatively democratic institutions that launch attacks and cast aspersions on those who want to be informed, issuing blanket denials. The organizers are demanding that the resolution of 14th January 1999 be implemented, and updated, given the amount of documentation in existence today underlining the seriousness of this matter.
The European Parliament has at its disposal the juridical instrument of the extraordinary parliamentary investigative committee. It is essential that this be employed without any further delay. The promoters of the initiative express their gratitude to the parliamentary groups that have patronized the event. They also demand that the proposal be taken to the Presidency of the European Parliament to be examined. They demand that a public debate be opened in which civil society must participate, and in this connection ask to be consulted in order to submit evidence and proof of what is happening.
For our part, we will do all we possibly can to call the attention of European public opinion to this violation of European principles, this aggression against the environment and the health of citizens, and to the silence of complicity in the concealment of extremely serious wrongdoing, entailing legal and penal responsibilities. Silence is unacceptable.