Friday, July 15, 2011

Tories Push Poopy Research

This London Free Press story is headed "Ottawa helps turns manure to fuel" but I think a better way to put it is "Ottawa helps turn money to manure":
More than $3.4 million has been awarded to researchers at the University of Western Ontario to help pioneer ideas such as environmentally friendly uses for cow manure and to create new materials in their labs.
The funding, part of $411 million in grants from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, was announced by Susan Truppe, the Conservative MP for London- North Centre.
“These commitments speak to our goal to support innovation,” the rookie MP said in her first visit to the university campus armed with federal funds...
Nah. I think these committments speak to your goal of wanting to seem "hep" and climate changey. Best of luck with that.

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