Weather Modification

Relatively few people aware that there are active weather modification programs in the United States and globally. The scope and use of such programs is actually expansive. This working paper written by me and Scott Knowles offers a comprehensive summary of such programs around the world. For example, China is building a cloud seeding program in the Tibetan Plateau that covers an area the size of Alaska!

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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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