Susan Crockford

Postcards from the frontier of science

A new paper shows why the climate policy debate is broken

Summary: An important new peer-reviewed paper about climate change reveals much about climate science, the public policy debate, and the role of science institutions in America. Here is a quick look at it and its lessons for us. Do remember you are there to fuddle him. From the way some of you young fiends talk, …

A new paper shows why the climate policy debate is broken Read More »

Starving Svalbard polar bear

About polar bears & science on the front lines of global warming

Summary: Today’s post reviews a book about applied climate science, discussing polar bears — poster animals for the effects of global warming. It tells the rest of the story, the good news. It’s well worth reading. Review of Susan Crockford’s new book: Polar Bears: Outstanding Survivors of Climate Change. For thirty years we have heard increasingly …

About polar bears & science on the front lines of global warming Read More »

Good news about polar bears, thriving as the arctic warms!

Summary: An oddity of the press coverage of our changing climate is that the news is always bad. Here is an example of unreported good news, about polar bears not just avoiding extinction — but thriving (less hunting by their #1 enemy has helped). There has been much bad news this year; let’s enjoy the …

Good news about polar bears, thriving as the arctic warms! Read More »

Scroll to Top