Thursday, 28 July 2011

remember the polar bears?

The ones supposedly running out of ice because of Climate Change?

Scientist who claimed polar bears were drowning is investigated for 'scientific misconduct'
Probe hailed by climate change sceptics

"Dr Charles Monnett, an Alaskan wildlife biologist working for the U.S. government, stunned the world after spotting four polar bear bodies floating in the sea miles from shore."
Well he didn't stun me since it was self evidently bollox

@Banned, Polar Bear bollox 2010

"Dr Monnett and his colleague Jeffrey Gleason said bear 'drowning-related deaths may increase if the observed trend of regression of pack ice and/or longer open water periods continues'. "
"It was cited by Al Gore in his documentary An Inconvenient Truth" even though it was
written in gobbledygook.

"Yesterday it emerged Dr Monnett – who works for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement in charge of a £30million project researching the Arctic's wildlife– has been placed on leave and is being investigated for 'integrity issues' apparently linked to the polar bear report."

Yay ! Off with his funding.

Daily Mail report

more Polar Bear bollox