Can China control the weather?

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

China is tightly managing every aspect of the Olympics, even trying to control the weather. They’re using cloud-seeding techniques, both to create rain to reduce smog and to steer rain away from outdoor events. The Takeaway takes a closer look at the often colorful efforts to control the weather.
Guest: Marshall Shepherd, meteorologist and professor, University of Georgia


Mark Garrison and Katherine Lanpher

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