There is a growing, underground movement of people who believe California’s drought is part of a government conspiracy instead of a naturally occurring event from a lack of rain during the last four years. The movement’s leader, Dane Wigington, says he’s putting his life on the line to reveal a truth that will shake society to its core. From the outside, it’s clear the hundreds showing up beat to a different drum. But stepping inside a packed Redding auditorium is like walking into another world.

Outlandish ideas like weather warfare and climate engineering—in other words, weather control—are accepted as basic fact.“Climate engineering is the single greatest assault on the environment ever launched by humanity, without question,” he said. Wigington, the lead researcher for GeoEngineering Watch, is sounding the alarm. “It’s a responsibility—it’s not an option, it’s an obligation,” he said. FULL REPORT