Happy International Polar Bear Day

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From the website:

PBI's International Polar Bear Day is February 27th!
Every year, this global event draws attention to the challenges polar bears face in a warming Arctic—and how we each can help.

Sea ice loss from climate change is the single biggest threat to polar bears. No matter where you live or what you do, you can play a role in turning this around.

Using less energy produced by carbon-based fuels reduces our carbon emissions and can slow and even stop global warming, in turn saving the sea ice that polar bears require to efficiently hunt their seal prey. Without sea ice, polar bears will decline in range and numbers, making them vulnerable to extinction in the future.

But it’s not just about polar bears. The recent U.N. report on climate change outlines devastating impacts for people—from droughts to floods to massive storms—unless we greatly reduce carbon emissions.

Sigh - turns out to be yet another non-scientific advocacy group shilling for the anthropogenic global warming crowd. The arctic ice is at record levels and the polar bears are doing wonderfully - there is zero need to "save them". From two years ago - the Global Warming Policy Foundation:

AS POLAR BEAR NUMBERS INCREASE, GWPF CALLS FOR RE-ASSESSMENT OF ENDANGERED SPECIES STATUS
On the occasion of International Polar Bear Day, the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) is calling on the U.S. Administration to re-assess the ‘endangered species’ status of polar bears.

On May 15, 2008, the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service listed the polar bear as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The listing is based on the assumption that loss of sea ice threatens and will likely continue to threaten polar bear habitat.

In a GWPF video released today, Dr Susan Crockford, a Canadian wildlife expert, documents the latest findings about rising polar bear numbers.

In 2005, the official global polar bear estimate was about 22,500.

Since 2005, however, the estimated global polar bear population has risen by more than 30% to about 30,000 bears, far and away the highest estimate in more than 50 years.

The arctic ice cap is larger than usual this year and is still growing.

We have Fake News. We also have Fake Science. Both are driven by agenda and narrative and have nothing to do with truth or reality. All of the scare-mongering is spewed by people using tweaked computer models for their numbers. These simpletons do not go outside and take a measurement.

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