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    Polar Bears Have Something to Be Thankful For

    What is the Obama Administration thankful for, or at least hopeful for, this Thanksgiving? That controversial Thanksgiving Eve announcements won’t receive any media attention. While most Americans were in transit Wednesday afternoon, the Department of Interior was finalizing its polar bear habitat protection, which sets aside 187,000 square miles of … More

    Greenpeace Confesses to Ice Cap Melting Exaggeration

    On July 15th, Greenpeace said in a press release calling for urgent action: “As permanent ice decreases, we are looking at ice-free summers in the Arctic as early as 2030,” but in an interview with BBC, Greenpeace leader Gerd Leipold said that might not exactly be the case. See the … More

    Why Does President Obama Hate the Polar Bears?

    Today the Obama administration’s Department of Interior announced that it would keep a Bush administration rule forbidding government scientists from considering global warming when protecting polar bears pursuant to the Endangered Species Act. When the Bush Interior Department announced their rule, they were roundly criticized by the enviro-left. It will … More

    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 … More

    Global Warming Debate Goes Cold

    As the House of Commons in England was debating global warming legislation, something happened that hasn’t occurred since 1922. Snow started to fall in October. Since the late 1980s, the left has been warning us of impending doom. Liberals say that the Earth’s temperature is rising and that carbon emissions … More

    Blame Global Warming!

    Global warming activists blame just about everything you can imagine on global warming. Increased and more violent hurricanes? Blame Global Warming. Early bird migration? Blame Global Warming. Polar bear extinction? Blame Global Warming. The Chicago Cubs losing in the first round of the divisional playoffs? Blame Global Warming! Well, not … More

    A Debate We're Not Allowed to Have

    Environmentalists are being fundamentally dishonest when they sell there carbon reduction plans as “market friendly” cap and trade solutions, and not the massive energy taxes that they really are. But at least the eviros are participating in the democratic process when they try and legislate. The same can not be … More

    The Polar Bears Are Coming

    The Sacramento Bee reports today that when it comes to environmental cases in cases in federal court, the Bush Administration appears to have the worst losing percentage of any administration over the past three decades. As NRO’s Jonathan Adler explains today, that percentage is not going to get any better … More

    The New Libertarian Mascot?

    For decades the environmental movement has drafted the world’s cutest and cuddliest mega fauna as symbols for their cause. From the grizzly to the panda, bears have always been the top choice for environmental iconography. In recent years environmental activists have enlisted the polar bear in their effort to take … More

    On Global Warming, Markets Succeed Where Government Fails

    Environmentalists had a busy month trying to force federal government action on global warming. In the Senate, Environment and Public Works Committee chair Barbara Boxer (D-CA) grilled the Interior Department over delays in deciding whether or not to list the polar bear as an endangered species. In the courts, some … More