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We've been trying to get to the truth on the poll of an issue here on -- and company millions and millions of dollars on donated to save them.
Coca-Cola brought in two million to its own -- -- the -- about fund the natural resources defense council says Paul about -- going extinct.
Here's what dubbed -- but Deans of the NRDC told is about this last week.
-- is here that president George W.
Bush listed polar bears as threatened that he did it for good reason this is about ice it's about Arctic sea ice.
Polar bears need -- the way fish need water.
It's their home it's where they get their food it's where they raise their families it is literally their world that world is melting away.
Climate change is a threat these polar -- if we need to stand up for these magnificent creatures we need stand up to the threat of climate change.
Hello we have also who set out basically to set out to write a eulogy for -- -- as they -- they weren't even going to stay.
He's joining us now from San Francisco woods is back on guy he's the author of the book never look a poll about it in the I look back.
If Custer was that if the -- -- population is going up and I believe that's what you Telus -- -- book than this money that's being raised to save them.
Is in fact it's it's nonsense that they don't -- saving.
Is that correct.
Well I wouldn't say that the polar bear population is going up it exploded forty years ago when there was a global hunting ban and that is not to say that global warming is not -- not a problem for the polar bears what the problem is sort of how people.
React to that number some people say oh my god they're more polar bears now than there were forty years ago so.
We can't talk about back -- -- doesn't fit our political point and then some people use that to insinuate.
That polar bears are finding global warming isn't really happening kind of like you did in the lead into the segment and other point is intellectually honest.
OK so the your -- is not about whether we've got global warming or not a weather got the ice melting and that's not the point of view book.
You wanna set the record straight on the fate of -- -- which brings -- -- don't my point would be.
That -- -- a degree of financial exploitation.
Via this is a financial program.
A great deal of money is being raised honored guest in the Paula -- already in deep deep trouble -- going away that becoming extinct so I think it was.
They'll -- what does it look co -- polar bears to get across their own political methods and the problem is is that you can't do science by sound -- And when a bit of science doesn't go your way then you risk undermining your own carbon polar bears are great great spokesman because it's hard to get anybody.
Excited about the extinction of some sort of Arctic algae but I I suggest that while global warming is absolutely real this focus on polar bears.
In a distraction from the real cause you -- They would never look -- polar bear in the -- I I believe pay off for resolutions creature if you ever saw one -- -- a baby seal.
They're not so cute as they made out of in my opinion.
That's true you know I -- I -- them -- tell -- that hunting reporters is the easiest thing in the world because.
You get the standout on the -- from the polar bear will come to you looking for food so are you need is a really good coat and then you're polar bear -- there's no pulled out hunting now -- the there is still polar bear hunting mostly by first nations and native people -- so there is definitely still hunting.
Not nearly as much as there were forty or fifty years ago so you set out to want to eulogy.
And you ended up actually almost -- the exact opposite -- I would say I wouldn't say the exact opposite I just think that what's happened is that.
Science has has blurred into advocacy here and that's a real problem the public has the right to know when they're getting science.
And when they're getting propaganda and so I think polar bear populations are stable now.
But they face significant risks in the future and we can't oversell the president lest we risk turning off the very constituency that we're trying to convince of something okay.
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