29 Jul '11, 8pm

Polar Bear Science and the Spin Cycle

Geoff York,WWF Polar bears have been a frequent symbol in battles over climate policy, as when this image of a bear struggling in open water off the Alaskan coast was distributed by environmental groups. The water was roiled by the downwash from the photographer’s helicopter . There’s been a rush to all manner of judgments over the strange case of Charles Monnett , the biologist for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement who provided a powerful talking point for climate campaigners, including former Vice President Al Gore, with his description of several drowned polar bears spotted during an aerial marine-mammals survey in 2004 — an observation enshrined in a short paper published in Polar Biology in 2006. What’s clear is that Monnett has been under investigation since at least last February by the Office of the Inspector General of the Departmen...

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Geoff York,WWF Polar bears have been a frequent symbol in battles over climate policy, as when this image of a bear strugg...

Polar Bear Science and the Spin Cycle

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