BROLLY GOOD: China is controlling the weather and will soon make it rain over an area twice the size of FRANCE

A storm brewing in Shanghai, China [Alamy]

 

Test of climate tech follows years of bizarre rumours that China might be mucking around with the world’s weather

Its government has created a technology that can cause a downpour over an area almost twice the size of France.

China is spending £138million on the new initiative to solve the drought in its northwestern provinces, according to the South China Morning Post. Continue reading

Farmer’s Almanac Predicts Return of the Ice Cold Winter

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Using their “almost 200 century-old formula,” the editors of the “time-tested and generation-approved” Farmers’ Almanac are predicting a frost-bound, Siberian winter for two-thirds of the United States.

“Return of the Ice Cold Winter” is how the 2017 edition of the famed annual publication characterizes the impending chill, according to a press release.

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California’s Sierra Nevada snowpack shrinks to a 500-year low

The record-low Sierra Nevada snowpack was another indication of the severity of California’s drought, which is affecting everything from agriculture to hydropower generation.

California’s Sierra Nevada mountains haven’t had this little snowpack since the days of Christopher Columbus.

That’s the finding of a new study released Monday indicating this year the state has seen its lowest snowpack in 500 years, and climate change may cause greater water shortages in the already drought-stricken, wildfire-ravaged state. Continue reading