Are Man-Made Glaciers the Answer to the Himalayas’ Melting Ice?

How one man’s plan to irrigate the Ladakh desert is drawing inspiration and critics

LLADAKH, INDIA — In a region with scant water — less than 4 inches of annual rainfall — Sonam Wangchuk, a mechanical engineer by trade, has taken it upon himself to irrigate the mountainous desert of Ladakh, a sprawling…