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Environment: Global Warming / Polar Bears #954516

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 09, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The controversy over scientists' e-mails about global warming noted. [Former Vice President Al GORE - comments on the specifics of the e-mail exchanges & how it is taken out of context.] A statement from former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's Facebook page about climate science & polar bears quoted.

(Northeastern Alaska: Jeff Corwin) A look at polar bears & their place in the Arctic ecosystem presented; scenes shown from September 2007 from off Arctic Alaska of polar bears & seals. [US Geological Survey scientist Steve ANNSTRICK‡- talks about the polar bear population under nutritional stress & what happens with the ice melting; notes the ecosystem is dependent on the sea ice.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Corwin, Jeff

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