Photo: China's Rain-Free Olympics Plan Met With Skepticism



An operator stands near artillery used to seed clouds at the Beijing Meteorological Bureau on July 19, 2007.

Efforts to modify the weather, such as a Chinese plan to seed clouds and produce rain before this summer's games, are unreliable and may be hampered by human-caused pollution, scientists said at a recent conference.

Photo by AP/Ng Han Guan


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