A quote often attributed to Mark Twain points out that while many people complain about the weather, no one does anything about it.
But while still funny, that old saw hasn't been true for some time.
People have been trying to affect the weather for decades, whether by cloud seeding or by changing human behavior believed to be responsible for global warming.
There are institutions like the Desert Research Institute or the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center dedicated to studying the weather and drawing conclusions about what's in the cards for us.
We've devoted a great deal of space …