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The Many Failures and Few Successes of Zany Iceberg Towing Schemes | The Atlantic

I had no idea this was a thing. Alexis Madrigal writes, “Every few years for the past couple centuries, even before the large-scale cultivation of marijuana, this idea occurs to someone: What if we towed an iceberg from the poles, where there are no people, to some dry, populous place and then melted it into freshwater?