China Is Building a Rain-Making System Three Times as Big as Spain

China is planning the implementation of a large-scale weather changing project to ensure a consistent rain supply. The system is created from a network of solid fuel burning chambers that produce silver iodide, a compound with a structure much like ice that can be used in cloud seeding.

Once in place, the system has the potential to increase rainfall in the region by up to 10 billion cubic meters a year. Tens of thousands of the small burning chambers will be installed across the Tibetan Plateau in an attempt to increase rainfall in an area three times as big as Spain (620,000 square miles)…[Read full article]