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Yes, we can make it rain. But it won’t solve drought.

By Amanda Little

10 Sep 2022 · 4 min read

Editor's Note

"Cloud-seeding" is a controversial method of stimulating clouds to make them rain. Chinese officials are wanting to significantly expand the country's programs.

Despite making great strides, cloud-seeding technology is still a niche industry and no miracle solution.

Grappling with their worst heatwave on record, Chinese officials are scrambling to significantly expand the country’s “cloud-seeding” programs — a controversial method of stimulating clouds to make them rain.

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