Global Warming Link to Drowned Polar Bears Melts Under Searing Fed Probe

polar_bear_clinging1By Audrey Hudson

Polar bears drowning in an Alaskan sea because the ice packs are melting-it’s the iconic image of the global warming debate.

But the validity of the science behind the image-presented as an ignoble testament to our environment in peril by Al Gore in his film An Inconvenient Truth-is now part of a federal investigation that has the environmental community on edge.

Special agents from the Interior Department’s inspector general’s office are questioning the two government scientists about the paper they wrote on drowned polar bears, suggesting mistakes were made in the math and as to how the bears actually died, and the department is eyeing another study currently underway on bear populations.

Biologist Charles Monnett, the lead scientist on the paper, was placed on administrative leave July 18. Fellow biologist Jeffrey Gleason, who also contributed to the study, is being questioned, but has not been suspended.

Read the rest at Human Events.

34 Responses to Global Warming Link to Drowned Polar Bears Melts Under Searing Fed Probe

  1. Russell C August 11, 2011 at 9:45 pm #

    One more problem that undermines Al Gore’s assertions about ‘proof’ of what’s supposed to happen in a warmer world.

    But, notice how Gore’s only defense against skeptic climate scientists is to say they are corrupt, not to disprove any science assessments they have to offer.

    If such an accusation was true, it would be troubling, but when anyone looks into it, they soon discover it is riddled with problems, and worse, Gore can’t even keep his own story straight. Please see: “Pt II: Is Gore’s Accusation of Skeptic Climate Scientists Still a Hoax?” http://www.redstate.com/russellc/2011/06/22/pt-ii-is-gores-accusation-of-skeptic-climate-scientists-still-a-hoax/

  2. Axel August 15, 2011 at 5:09 am #

    POLAR-BEAR-GATE 2011
    An Actor Reads That Charles Monnett Grilling Transcript
    In this audio recording, an actor reads the transcript of the interview between
    Special Agent, Eric May from the US Government, and Dr. Charles Monnett,
    the so called, “Polar Bear Expert” who caused such a panic with regard to reports
    about several bears deaths, which he claimed at the time, were caused by AGW

    At the time Dr. Monnett was supposed to be studying Bowhead Whales

    When you hear this read, the disingenuous nature of this “research” becomes obvious

    The recording lasts for about 2 hours & 30 minutes. Hear it at the website Linked to
    the name “Axel”. – The Fraudulent Climate of Hokum Science – Loads of other recordings.

  3. NEIL F. AGWD/BSD August 15, 2011 at 8:41 pm #

    Another one bites the dust!

    http://www.bostonherald.com/business/technology/general/view.bg?articleid=1358998&pos=breaking
    “Evergreen Solar Inc., the Massachusetts clean-energy company that received millions in state subsidies from the Patrick administration for an ill-fated Bay State factory, has filed for bankruptcy, listing $485.6 million in debt.”

  4. Jerk A. Knot August 16, 2011 at 9:37 am #

    Just another example of how the left is unable to deal with the reality of the world. They tell su how stupid the right is yet they fail and fail and fail. The mantra on the left is….. “Where we failed is not going far enoulgh to the LEFT” …… now who is stupid.

    • NEIL F. AGWD/BSD August 16, 2011 at 6:47 pm #

      Well, as if to answer that question……. How many more stories like this next, will it take for them to get it through their thick skulls?

      http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/08/16/energy-in-america-dead-birds-unintended-consequence-wind-power-development/
      “As California attempts to divorce itself from fossil-fueled electricity, it may be trading one environmental sin for another — although you don’t hear state officials admitting it.

      Wind power is the fastest growing component in the state’s green energy portfolio, but wildlife advocates say the marriage has an unintended consequence: dead birds, including protected species of eagles, hawks and owls.”

      • Rob N. Hood August 28, 2011 at 3:59 pm #

        Of course there are unintended bird deaths from wind generators. But in reality, studies have shown those deaths to be on or at the bottom of death causes for birds. Pollution, buildings, etc. etc. being much greater. You people like to PRETEND reality is what you want it to be. VERY childish, and embarrassing for you…

  5. NEIL F. AGWD/BSD August 18, 2011 at 5:16 pm #

    Ok, now I have had just about enough of this. Just when you thought they couldn’t get any whackier:

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2011/aug/18/aliens-destroy-humanity-protect-civilisations
    “It may not rank as the most compelling reason to curb greenhouse gases, but reducing our emissions might just save humanity from a pre-emptive alien attack, scientists claim.

    Watching from afar, extraterrestrial beings might view changes in Earth’s atmosphere as symptomatic of a civilisation growing out of control – and take drastic action to keep us from becoming a more serious threat, the researchers explain.”

    • NEIL F. AGWD/BSD August 18, 2011 at 5:17 pm #

      Wait! Wasn’t that the plot of the modern remake of The Day The Earth Stood Still?

  6. NEIL F. AGWD/BSD August 19, 2011 at 5:23 am #

    Do you remember the Deep Water Horizon oil spill? This is what the fear was:

    http://www.eoearth.org/article/Deepwater_Horizon_oil_spill?topic=50364#gen31
    “Long term damage to lower trophic levels is difficult to assess, but could pose ecological risks in the Gulf of Mexico for years, based upon interference with metabolic functions of thousands of species; benthic organisms in the inner and outer continental shelves could be affected from oil coating of substantial portions of the ocean floor. Birds can be exposed to oil as they float on the water or dive for fish through oil-slicked water. Oiled birds can lose the ability to fly and can ingest the oil while preening. Sea turtles such as loggerheads and leatherbacks can be impacted as they swim to shore for nesting activities. Turtle nest eggs may be damaged if an oiled adult lies on the nest. Scavengers such as bald eagles, gulls, raccoons, and skunks are also exposed to oil by feeding on carcasses of contaminated fish and wildlife.”

    And what do we hear about it now? Crickets. Zero, zip, nada, null. Except this:

    http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/aug/17/year-after-oil-spill-gulf-seafood-rebounds/
    “The Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion killed 11 people, and the resulting spill belched nearly 5 million barrels of oil into the bountiful Gulf waters over late spring and early summer 2010 as the Macondo well resisted efforts to plug it, leaving a slick that threatened beaches from Florida to Louisiana.

    The slick disappeared faster than just about anyone predicted — the result of what scientists say was shockingly fast-acting bacteria and the use of chemical dispersants — but not before it canceled vacations, ruined seafood meals and left people out of work coastwide.

    Now, a year later, the vacationers are back in force, and the local seafood industry is steadily reviving, but the national markets are still down as former customers found new suppliers outside the Gulf.”

  7. Joe August 19, 2011 at 11:01 pm #

    Check the recent North Sea oil spill, or wasn’t it reported? It will go back naturally. Oops, forgot. The MSM doesn’t report that do they. My mistake.

    • NEIL F. AGWD/BSD August 21, 2011 at 11:38 am #

      Oil is a natural thing. It is just as natural as water, or air.

  8. Joe August 22, 2011 at 6:32 pm #

    It seeps naturally out of the ocean floor daily without any drilling but that is never published.

    • NEIL F. AGWD/BSD August 22, 2011 at 7:17 pm #

      Yes, and it’s not just a little bit either, it is a lot of oil.

  9. Rob N. Hood August 25, 2011 at 4:30 pm #

    Poor abused oil… sure nice of you fellows to defend it’s honor all the time. It’s …. so…. tender…. and ….. sweet…

    • NEIL F. AGWD/BSD August 26, 2011 at 7:32 pm #

      Now who’s being hyperbolic?

      • Rob N. Hood August 28, 2011 at 4:01 pm #

        Not at all. It’s what you do… all the time (defend Oil). But your saying that statement is hyperbole is actually more hyperbolic. But you will never admit that or even understand that.

  10. Joe August 26, 2011 at 10:02 pm #

    Love that word. Not used much. Keep it up.

  11. NEIL F. AGWD/BSD August 27, 2011 at 10:18 pm #

    Hyperbolic hyperbole!!!!!!

  12. Joe August 28, 2011 at 9:20 pm #

    Nice! Like that word. Rarely used. Keep the pressure on him Neil.

  13. Rob N. Hood August 30, 2011 at 5:26 pm #

    Owww, the pressure…! Have mercy!

  14. joe August 31, 2011 at 12:16 am #

    Hurt’s don’t it! Mercy? Let’s see some from you. Forgot, that’s another chapter.

  15. Rob N. Hood September 4, 2011 at 3:10 pm #

    Yep a past one, been there tried that.

  16. joe September 5, 2011 at 12:02 am #

    Yes, and you lost didn’t you. How time changes.

  17. Rob N. Hood September 6, 2011 at 8:44 am #

    I thought “nothing changes”…? Which is it?

  18. Joe September 6, 2011 at 10:05 pm #

    Time changes daily. Do you own a watch?

  19. Rob N. Hood September 8, 2011 at 5:41 pm #

    Did you notice the quotes….? That denotes something…. which you, my simple friend, didn’t grasp. Full disclosure: Paul J. used to say that all the time, ad nauseum. You remind me of him ad naseum, ergo, the reference.

  20. Joe September 8, 2011 at 9:28 pm #

    Why do you constantly bring up this Paul person? Was he a crazy? This bothers my wife. “Ad naseum.” Like that word and not used often. Only used by people semi-cornered where this is no answer to be given. There must be more Paul fellow’s out there than you imagined? Let me know about this guy. Sounds different. Similiar to you and this V fellow whomever he may be. Only his wife would know?

  21. Rob N. Hood September 9, 2011 at 7:00 pm #

    Sounds “different”?? Really Joe?? After I have made it abundantly clear that you and he sound so much alike that I actually believe you might be the exact same person?? That connotes difference to you?? I can only imagine, ad nauseum btw, how you react when confronted with a truly different person… oh wait… I already know. I am that truly different person from you. And I am very thankful for that.

  22. Joe September 9, 2011 at 7:07 pm #

    Believe what you wish. What ever you wish will not change. My wife wonders who you are as well and why you make such bad comments.

  23. Rob N. Hood September 10, 2011 at 7:32 am #

    Well, not everyone can be you, as we just established. If I was, then I guess I would make much better comments…?! Such as “what ever I wish will not change.” ??!! If you think that is a good comment, i.e. makes any real sense at all, then once again our differences are highlighted. Yes, I will believe what I wish, and I don’t exactly need your blessing to do so. Whether that will change remains to be seen. But from past experience my wishes have changed from time to time. Just sayin’.

  24. Joe September 10, 2011 at 10:02 pm #

    Cannot comment on a ramblin statement that is nonsensical.

  25. Rob N. Hood September 11, 2011 at 7:21 am #

    Really Joe? It ain’t that complex or deploying any foreign language… so sorry…. for you.

  26. Joe September 11, 2011 at 10:32 pm #

    Suggest strongly that you serious look in the mirror and re-read your inane posts.

  27. Rob N. Hood September 14, 2011 at 8:45 am #

    So sorry… for you…

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