Wired: America’s Decades-Old Obsession With Nuking Hurricanes (and More)

If you think dropping a nuclear bomb into the eye of a hurricane is a bad idea, wait’ll you see what they had in mind for the polar ice caps.


 

America’s Decades-Old Obsession With Nuking Hurricanes (and More)

Sunday night, Axios’s Jonathan Swan broke news that Donald Trump-among his many often random musings-appears to have considered one of the worst-but-most-persistent ideas in public policy: Nuking hurricanes. The idea has evidently surfaced multiple times in the administration, as Swan outlined, including during a hurricane preparedness briefings at the White House.

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