Love it or hate it, winter means snow and ice for much of the US. In many places, though, snow is becoming a scarce resource.
Clouds formed by rising warm air currents are called 'convection clouds'. Because of all the rising air coming up, these clouds can be bumpy on top, sometimes looking like cotton wool or cauliflower.
Governments and private companies have been seeding clouds to create snow for decades, without proof that it actually works. A recent study peered into clouds in search of answers.
We have the technology to temporarily shift wet weather elsewhere.
It's a daunting technical challenge. But the key question is whether such engineering is socially acceptable.
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