This week, residents of a village in Russia’s far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula saw this exhausted, emaciated polar bear - a species some consider the poster child for climate change - prowling for food over 500 miles from its native habitat. With the Arctic warming, the ice receding, the seals slowly disappearing and the mindless cretins-in-charge eager to drill, enraged scientists ask, "At what point are we going to take climate change seriously?"
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)
"Despite risks to the climate, Indigenous rights, and their own bottom line, Bank of America is the only big U.S. bank that hasn't ruled out funding for drilling in the Arctic Refuge," noted the Sierra Club.
The pristine reserve is home to the Gwich'in people, who call it "Iizhik Gwats'...
"Hard to say what's worse—destroying the nation's largest wildlife refuge, or...