Archive | July, 2013

Global Population of Polar Bears has Increased by 2,500 – 5,700 since 2001

By Susan Crockford, PhD The official population estimates generated by the IUCN Polar Bear Specialist Group (PBSG) give the impression that the global total of polar bears has not changed appreciably since 2001: 2001 PBSG report                  21,500-25,000 2005 PBSG report                  20,000-25,000 2009 PBSG report                  20,000-25,000 2013 PBSG website                20,000-25,000 However, some accounting changes were […]

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Letter: Depressing U.S. lifestyle complicit in global warming

Dear Editor: In Germany, President Obama announced he’s making global warming a priority in his second term. He’d almost be believable if he didn’t have a track record of big talk and no follow-through. So forget Obama. Since it is you who are complicit in creating global warming, get off your butt and do something […]

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American Geophysical Union Scraps Science, Now Faith Based

By Norman Rogers I recently attended a 3-day science policy conference sponsored by the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The AGU is an association of 62,000 scientists who study the Earth. Although the conference was allegedly about science policy, it resembled a cross between a Scientology rally and a workshop for lobbyists from the Mohair Council […]

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