Tunnel vision

Since the mid-1800s Chinese scholars have dreamed of bringing water to Xinjiang and making the desert bloom. The first was Lin Zexu, an imperial official who was banished to the arid western region during the First Opium War; later came Zhu Kezhen, a meteorologist who was studying in the US in the early 1900s when plans to irrigate the deserts of California were gathering … http://bit.ly/2mYqN4G

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