Rainmakers to the rescue

2022.08.25
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Facing the hottest, driest summer since China began recording weather data in 1960, the Chinese Agriculture Ministry said it will seed clouds with chemicals to boost rain and spray crops with an agent that reduces evaporation. The desperate measures are designed to save the summer grain crop, a vital food source for the nation of 1.4 billion people.

Cartoon by Rebel Pepper
Cartoon by Rebel Pepper

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