Welfare for mad scientists? AMS endorses federal funding of geoengineering

July 22, 2009

The American Meteorological Society this week endorsed federal funding of geoengineering — that is, the Society believes that taxpayers should support surplus, unemployable, over-educated madmen willing to research how best to blot out the sun and implement other bizarre schemes in hopes of  slowing climate change. Our only question is where the giant rubber-room research facility will be constructed.

One Response to “Welfare for mad scientists? AMS endorses federal funding of geoengineering”

  1. tadchem Says:

    Perhaps they should be colocated with a school of Business and Economics, where their proposals could be studied for a cost-benefit analysis by hungry MBA candidates.


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