More scientific evidence that polar bears are doing just fine – a 30 42% increase in population with some of them “as fat as pigs.”

Guest essay by Dr. Susan J. Crockford of polarbearscience.com * see update below on the % number Survey Results: Svalbard polar bear numbers increased 30 42% over last 11 years Results of this fall’s Barents Sea population survey have been released by the Norwegian Polar Institute and they are phenomenal: despite several years with poor ice conditions,…

Missing heat found in the deep ocean

From the NATIONAL OCEANOGRAPHY CENTRE, UK and the “search for Bigfoot Trenberth’s missing heat” department comes this bit of news that completes part of the geothermal heat loss puzzle. Mystery of heat loss from the Earth’s crust has been solved The first discovery of a new type of hydrothermal vent system in a decade helps…

The 2015 Arctic Report Card: NOAA Failed Walrus Science!

Guest essay by Jim Steele Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University Good scientists fully understand that complex issues with high uncertainties require two or more working hypotheses. NOAA failed to communicate the great uncertainties and alternative. Instead NOAA’s report card made claims that hinge on the unproven hypothesis that a reduction…