APNewsBreak: Arctic scientist under investigation

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    "A federal wildlife biologist whose observation in 2004 of presumably drowned polar bears in the Arctic helped to galvanize the global warming movement has been placed on administrative leave and is being investigated for scientific misconduct, possibly over the veracity of that article"

    APNewsBreak: Arctic scientist under investigation - Yahoo! News
     
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    Sounds like he's getting shafted by people with a political agenda. Typical for the skeptic/denier side, since neither science nor logic support their position.
     
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    Yeah your right....Nothing to see here, move along, move along.

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    Got that right. The article says NOTHING about what he's supposedly done. Probably just a request from some denier pol and it's not like they don't have an agenda.
     
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    First stage of grief: Denial
     
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    PEER seem to be a rational group, so, until the nature of the charges are made public, seems premature to comment in either direction.
     
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    Of course, scientific misconduct is just a political issue.

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    any chance that 'scientist' is affiliated with Gore and his AIT? hahaha
     
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    Yes... only politicians have agendas. Scientists could NEVER have an agenda, now could they. :doubt:
     
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    As soon as they have an agenda OTHER than science, then they are no longer practicing science.
     

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