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Tuesday, April 10, 2007

A Project Only the Government Could Love

Ok, so you take a computer model based on logic that reflects simplistic theories which can not possibly take into acount all known variables and use it to predict the weather for the next 100 years although studies show that weather forecasting is only 50% accurate within 24 hours. You then use the 100 year forecast to predict natural disasters and the likely reaction of nations around the earth and then stage "war games" around such scenarios. All I can say is that you know when the CIA and Pentagon get involved there is some serious funding to be milked.

Bill ties climate to national security
Seeks assessments by CIA, Pentagon


In addition, some leading military thinkers, including retired Air Force General Charles Wald, have voiced support for bringing the national security bureaucracy into the debate over global warming.

The CIA and Pentagon would for the first time be required to assess the national security implications of climate change under proposed legislation intended to elevate global warming to a national defense issue.

The bipartisan proposal, which its sponsors expect to pass the Congress with wide support, calls for the director of national intelligence to conduct the first-ever "national intelligence estimate" on global warming.

The effort would include pinpointing the regions at highest risk of humanitarian suffering and assessing the likelihood of wars erupting over diminishing water and other resources.

The measure also would order the Pentagon to undertake a series of war games to determine how global climate change could affect US security, including "direct physical threats to the United States posed by extreme weather events such as hurricanes."

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