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mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Winter Olympics: Polar Biathlon

You’d think that a combination sport that included brutal cross-country skiing and the use of firearms would be really exciting. And you’d be wrong. But we have the solution. It does, however, require the addition of polar bears. In a … Continue reading →

Montreal Simon: The Unbearable Lightness of Leona Aglukkaq

Well as you know I'm not a big fan of Leona Aglukkaq. I had high hopes that as an Inuk she might do a better job as Environment Minister that she did as Health Minister.But she has disappointed me from the moment she got her new job,And this doesn't help…Read more »

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Bill Longstaff: Forget the polar bears, what about the moose?

As the Earth inexorably warms up due to human folly, one species after another pays the price. The most iconic example is of course the polar bear. And why not—what is cuter and cuddlier than the bear with the thick white coat and the black nose?

But less cuddly creatures are also suffering. For example, . . . → Read More: Bill Longstaff: Forget the polar bears, what about the moose?

Leftist Jab: Environment Canada To Adopt The "What Does Leona Aglukkaq’s Brother Think?" Based Approach To Climate Change

Polar Bear Cubs or Radical Environmental Activists?

Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq does not know how Environment Canada scientist work.

This is the only conclusion you can reach when you read her following statement on polar bear research:

A lot of time, scientists latch on to the wildlife in the North, to state their case that . . . → Read More: Leftist Jab: Environment Canada To Adopt The "What Does Leona Aglukkaq’s Brother Think?" Based Approach To Climate Change

Writings of J. Todd Ring: Say sayonara to seafood – the oceans are no longer safe to eat from in the wake of Fukushima

It looks like sushi time is over – seafood is no longer safe to eat after the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Fukushima continues to dump 300-400 tons of radioactive contaminated water into the Pacific every hour. Japanese experts estimate Fukushima’s fallout at 20-30 times as high as the Hiroshima and Nagasaki nuclear bombings in 1945. Polar . . . → Read More: Writings of J. Todd Ring: Say sayonara to seafood – the oceans are no longer safe to eat from in the wake of Fukushima

Montreal Simon: Climate Change: The Comedy Show?

Well I didn't think anyone would be able to turn the tragedy of climate change into a comedy show. At least not since the hapless Con stooge Peter Kent returned from the Durban conference to announce that Kyoto was dead. And that was a GOOD thing.But apparently somebody has tried. And it's getting . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Climate Change: The Comedy Show?

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Polar Bear Potpourri

 Recently, the Nunavut government sponsored an aerial survey of the Hudson Bay polar population in which they concluded that:

“[T]he bear population is not in crisis as people believed,” said Drikus Gissing, Nunavut’s director of wildlife management. “There is no doom and gloom.”

Mr. Gissing added that the government isn’t dismissing concerns about climate change, . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Polar Bear Potpourri