China to control Mother Nature, steps up man-made rain initiative

Originally posted 2011-12-20 17:50:55. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Source: Knovel

China is hoping to use its growing scientific prowess as it works to help fight drought conditions affecting parts of the country.

China is turning its attention toward the sky as it works to coax Mother Nature into being more agreeable. The world’s second biggest economy is planning to begin a program that will artificially increase precipitation across the country before 2015, according to China Daily.

Countries all over the world have had to contend with fluctuations in temperature and weather patterns prompted by a changing global climate. With the worldwide population continuing to grow at a fast clip, officials in China have struggled to ensure demand for food does not outstrip supplies.

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