October 28, 2013

Fed Climate Spending Heats Up

18 different agencies are tasked with climate initiatives.

The Arctic is not ice-free, the oceans have not submerged our coastal cities, and the earth is in fact cooling. Yet the federal government is spending twice as much money on programs devoted to tackling global warming than on securing our own borders. According to The Daily Caller, “New estimates show the federal government will spend nearly twice as much fighting global warming this year than on U.S. border security.” By year’s end, 18 – yes, 18 – different government agencies will have spent roughly $22.2 billion on various climate initiatives compared with just $12 billion allocated for border security. There’s a lot of talk about wasteful government spending. We can think of a good place to start cutting…

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