Extreme Weather

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Within five years, China intends to use a dubious geoengineering technology known as 'cloud seeding' to induce more than 60 billion cubic meters of additional rain each year, its government said this week. Backers of the program—which involves rocket-launching chemicals such as silver iodide into the clouds to allegedly boost rainfall—say the...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Firefighters in southern Australia continued to battle on Tuesday what are said...
Fabíola Ortiz
PISAC, Peru (IPS)—In this town in Peru’s highlands over 3,000 metres above sea...

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