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CIA Climate Center Closing

gf3 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 9:55 AM
Now how are we ever going to address climate change on Mars?
Kuwull Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 10:16 AM
Being the CIA, wouldn't they deal with secret global warming in overseas nations? Were they spying on global warming? Maybe it's because it takes the special observation and interpretational skills of a world class spy agency to actually measure climate change?

Somewhere, Al Gore is throwing a temper tantrum. The CIA is getting rid of it's climate center, something taxpayers never should have paid for in the first place.

With the U.S. intelligence budget shrinking, the CIA has quietly shut down its Center on Climate Change and National Security -- a project that was launched with the support of Leon Panetta when he led the agency, but that drew sharp criticism from some Republicans in Congress.

Multiple sources with knowledge of the center said it closed its doors earlier this year, with its staff and...