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The world is hot enough: MI6 has started spying on climate polluters

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Technology 5 May 2021

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Josie Ford


No finer monument graces central London’s skyline than the very large, very hush-hush building just by Vauxhall Bridge that houses Her Majesty’s Secret Intelligence Service. From that edifice emerges the news that, besides cat-stroking villains plotting world domination from their volcano lairs, the spooks of MI6 now have climate polluters in their sights.

Climate change is the “foremost international foreign policy agenda item for this country and for the planet”, the head of the UK spy agency, Richard Moore – known as “C” to his friends – told Times Radio. This is why MI6 has started “green spying” …