The news today includes an article by Richard Cowan of Reuters titled “US climate control debate heats up in Senate” . The article itself is informative.
However, the claim in the header of the article that the government can design a program for “climate control” is absurd.
In our book,
Cotton, W.R. and R.A. Pielke, 2007: Human impacts on weather and climate, Cambridge University Press, 330 pp,
Bill Cotton and I presented the history of how weather modification was oversold to policymakers and funding agencies. With the claims that the governement is going to control climate, the excesses that occured with respect to weather modification are being taken to an even higher level.