Making Excuses, Ignoring Security Threats

Bill Scher

Yesterday, the House passed an intelligence bill that included a provision requiring a comprehensive report on how climate change may exacerbate national security threats.

This should be obvious and non-controversial. The intelligence community already analyzes the impact of famine, disease and resource shortages on security, and was planning on a global warming assessment anyway.

Yet conservative lawmakers were apoplectic. From Environment & Energy Daily (subscription required):

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