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  • Don’t Worry Al Gore, There’s Plenty of Ice for the Polar Bears

    Good news, Mr. Gore. You no longer have to worry about polar bears arduously attempt to settle on a piece of breaking ice as portrayed in your documentary, An Inconvenient Truth. (The animated version Gore used in his movie can be seen at the 4-minute mark, to the tune of some strange Latin music, here.)

    In any event, according to data compiled by Illinois’s Arctic Climate Research Center,

    Thanks to a rapid rebound in recent months, global sea ice levels now equal those seen 29 years ago. Ice levels had been tracking lower throughout much of 2008, but rapidly recovered in the last quarter. In fact, the rate of increase from September onward is the fastest rate of change on record, either upwards or downwards.”

    Is there any good reason for the polar bear to be listed under the Endangered Species Act? Senior Policy Analyst Ben Lieberman writes,

    Its global numbers have increased substantially, from an estimated 8,000–10,000 in 1965–1970 to 20,000–25,000 today. Clearly, any warming that has occurred has not had an adverse impact on polar bear numbers. This is true of the polar bear populations in Alaska, Canada, Russia, and other nations.

    Unfortunately, the requirements for listing have never been particularly rigorous. In the case of polar bears, it may only require speculation that continued global warming will reduce the amount of summer ice in the Arctic that the bears rely upon.”

    It appears that the polar bears are in good shape. Maybe Gore should shift his full attention to whales.

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3455GI_uGs4[/youtube]

    Posted in Energy [slideshow_deploy]

    15 Responses to Don’t Worry Al Gore, There’s Plenty of Ice for the Polar Bears

    1. Barb- mn says:

      Grasp reality GOVERNMENT, ENVIRONMENTALISTS, CITIZENS OF THIS COUNTRY!

      GLOBAL WARMING IS NATURE MADE!

    2. Aaron- St. Aug, FL says:

      How dare you question Algore, haven't you seen an inconvenient truth? What more proof do you need? On a more serious note, more people=more cars=more pollution=more global warming—with only roughly 3 republicans left in government-when are we going to have a two child law mandated?

    3. Paul Rinderle says:

      Al Gore warned of an Environmental Holocaust without precedent- " a black hole" in his words –that will engulf us if we do not stop having babies.* This is part of the madness there are too many people and that it is necessary to practice inhumanity (abortion, euthanasia, eugenics, assisted suicide, one or no child families, sterilization) in order to save humanity i.e. the Malthusian delusion and population control.

      * "Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit 1992 by Al Gore pg's 177, 40, 78

    4. Mike - NC says:

      Thank you, Barb! I wonder how mankind will be deemed responsible for Global Cooling? Volcanos? Global Weather Patterns? Salty Ocean Water?

    5. Dash RipRock III says:

      Al Gore has really stepped in it this time. He could have spent the rest of his global warming career collecting money by spreading fear over events that were a century or at least half century in the future. Oh, but that wasn’t good enough for Big Al. He’s now told the biggest global warming whopper of his alarmist career:

      AL GORE HAS PREDICTED THAT THE NORTHERN POLAR ICE CAP WILL BE COMPLETELY GONE IN FIVE YEARS!!!

      When I heard this I assumed it was a rumor started by skeptics to make Gore look bad. It wasn’t until I viewed the video that I realized what Gore had done. Gore has started a five year credibility countdown timer ticking and it’s up to all of us to make sure that he is held accountable and proven to be a fraud when his dire prediction aimed at drumming up support doesn’t come true.

      The mainstream media isn’t going to let this video see the light of day because they, unlike Al, understand the precarious position in which he has placed himself.

      It is therefore up to us to spread the word about Big Al’s prediction. He must be exposed for the fear mongering opportunist that he has become.

      To view the video, please visit the following site and click on the picture of Big Al holding up five fingers.

      http://www.hootervillegazette.com

      While visiting this site, you might want to watch a preview of the film “Not Evil, Just wrong” or watch “The Great Global Warming Swindle” which is found in the video section. Happy Viewing!!!

    6. Brie- MN says:

      Amen! The cycle of life on Earth: global warming, ice age, GLOBAL WARMING.

    7. Tabby, Los Angeles says:

      A Whaling is nothing to do with Global Warming.

      Australian eats Kangaroo. Why not Whale..?

      Did you see this clip?
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7dmXwB8LBA

    8. Darvin Dowdy says:

      Too bad the GOP/RNC doesn't take this opportunity to take a couple of visible and public verbal jab's at Gore and the greenie dem's. Such over cautious cowards, the GOP. And they wonder why voters opted to stay at home on 11/7/06 and 11/4/08. The GOP/RNC is starting to remind me of the 3 chimps – no see, no hear, no speak. They're becoming so irrelevant. Another in a series of missed opportunities. Darvin Dowdy

    9. Thomas Gray South Ca says:

      I think the global warming fear mongering is headed for the back burner, most people can now see that shutting down our energy supplies and manufacturing industry's is not really a very bright idea, [ see, EU news headlines ].

      Man cannot change the temperature of the earth at his will. Lets find something more important to worry about like maintaining [ affordable ] electricity in the U.S.A. since it is the same global warming fear mongering promoters that are trying to drive up the cost of electricity,

      by taxing our electricity suppliers to [so they say] install wind and solar, this is endless money for them since it [if ever done] will take over a hundred years to install.

      It appears that the people of the U.S. really do not grasp the amounts of electricity that is being consumed in the U.S.A. and how utterly nonsensical the idea is to replace our current electric generators with WIND and SOLAR.

      If the U.S. does not soon begin to construct atom powered electricity generators how are we going to build competitive anything using very expensive electricity.

      A diverse energy policy is needed including atom and coal in some [ let the market decide ] amounts.

    10. Casey, St. Louis says:

      I say quit letting scientists and Nobel Peace Prize winners influence our decisions! Lets all disprove global warming and man's effect on our ecosystem once and for all!

      Here's a home experiment that will really set the record straight. Park your car in a closed garage and let it run while you sit in the front seat. Do this for a few hours and show everyone how the poisonous gas that comes from our tailpipes is nothing more than funny smelling oxygen.*

      Real world experiments like this are what we need, more regular Joes, proving those scholars at Harvard how the world really works. Same reason we need someone like Sarah Palin in office, she's just like us, regular person with regular problems. That's why when I wanted to quit drinking I went and hung out with other alcoholics, I figured they were just like me so they can solve my problems, not some fancy shrink that learned how to fix my problems with years of school and experience, I can't relate to them at all. Who wants to go ice fishing!!!!

      *please don't actually run you car in a closed garage, buying more gas is like putting guns in the terrorists hands

    11. chris vore, sioux ci says:

      Let me say if there is one truth to Al Gores global warming theory.. it has spread like a virus.. a corrupt, manipulitive, abusing warm of a virus and 3 pieces of evidence it is a virus. 1st, it's gotten to the college campus levels even privite colleges. I had to listen to a 5 minute speech about it and no actual facts were provided or proven the theory was correct, only photoes of polar bears decending into thier waters.

      2nd, Childrens programing is being used as a tool now to carry on the G.W. issue at the younger generation. An example i found was nickalodian network using casts of iCarly and True Jackson airing a campaign to enhance only thier ratings

      3rd, the new W.W.F. (World Wildlife Fund) has recently started a campaign usind a former cast from E.R.to convince poeplewith $15 a month you can save polar bears from extinction because of G.W. and if you donate you will receive a photo of a polar bear you saved. The only reason they have the add is to get rich scheme since they are going bankrupt.

      This is my truth and my belief of this whole issue of global warming and why it should be considered a virus.

    12. Mike Sheahen, Hickor says:

      Check the presentations and favorite solutions of so-called "environmentalists" to so-called "environmental issues" and you will find them promoting and/or parroting a Leftist/government elitist agenda; substantively challenge them with the facts and they will invariably end-up responding with, at best, what amounts to "putting the blinders on" and demanding "Don't come at me with the facts!" and/or, at worst, totally baseless, unthinking, parroting personal attacks, precisely because they cannot disprove the facts and they know it.

      Thus you will find it true that the so-called "Environmental movement" is dominated by Leftist government elitists with a Communist/Socialist agenda; thus they make "environmentalism" a new Post-Soviet home of Socialism; they are therefore motivated by their Leftist agenda; thus the facts tend to reveal their declarations, etc, as having practically nothing to do with the environment and everything to do with their Leftist/Socialist agenda.

      In such ways it is repeatedly proven and shown by those such as Al Gore that nothing as inconvenient as the facts, including real science instead of the more sensationalist headline-generating (and thus more availing of “financing”) junk science (no matter how historically inconsistent it is) should be allowed to get in the way of their Leftist/government elitist agenda.

      The upshot is our presenting the facts is wasted on Leftist/Socialist government elitists such as Al Gore and those lazy and/or gullible enough to listen to him and his Leftist allies.

      However, the facts are not wasted on those of us who already know the facts and those of us who are not too lazy and/or gullible to learn them, so that we may finally defeat such Leftist government elitists as Al Gore and others, all the way from "the home front" to "the ballot box" and the courts, and so truly save our economy, our rights, our freedoms, and the environment from them.

    13. Thomas Gray South Ca says:

      Great post mike from NC,

      I have under stood what you say to be true for a long time but could not find a good way to say it. Don't let up on it, poor people are depending on people like you.

      Mr Casey,

      Nobel peace prize winners and shrinks cannot change the truth, the majority of the people of the earth are not going to stop manufacturing and industry to lose in some cases very good incomes,

      and shut down their electric grids to live in the dark or let their rates be driven up to unaffordable levels.

      So my answer remains the same or perhaps I should rephrase it, a minority of men and woman cannot change the temperature of the earth as they claim they are trying to do.

    14. Tom Milam, Oklahoma says:

      With the solar output of the Sun dropping, what are we going to do to stay warm? The ice caps are building quickly. Will the sea levels start to fall? Will we need to subsidize the people with houses on the beaches, when the water level drops and they only have sand? We are about to freeze to death and the Democrats keep talking about global warming. What a farce and a scam. Junk science has done a lot of damage to this country. These people are scamming us for millions, if not billions of dollars.

    15. Al Morgan says:

      Anyone that would give Al Gore any credibility is, in my opinion daft. These left wing socialist want the common people, us pheasants, to reduce our carbon footprint but not them, the elitist.

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