It seemed like a good idea at the time. The CIA would have a full time department to monitor… um… anthropogenic global warming. The dream, however, is dead.
[T]he 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 analysis continuing under other auspices.
Would anyone be surprised to learn that the funds saved here were simply transferred to form a new Gestapo in the EPA?