TAG: water drought

Harvesting Icebergs Can End Droughts

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Wouldn’t it be nice to know that one day, the threat of a calamitous drought affecting third-world countries will be eliminated? Welcome to the possible future, presented by Dessault Systemes and Georges Mougin. Mougin is a French entrepreneur, who for over 40 years has been trying to see his vision of harvesting icebergs to solve food shortages become a reality. Enter Dessault Systemes; a French software company with the money, the means, and the desire to back Mougin’s project. In 2009, Dessault Systemes provided Mougin 15 software engineers to create a computer simulation to test his theory. In 1976, Mougin… read more