The Polar Bear has finally been listed as threatened by the U.S. Government. About time! It did come with this ominous warning from Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne.

"Listing the polar bear as threatened can reduce avoidable losses of polar bears. But it should not open the door to use of the Endangered Species Act to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles, power plants, and other sources,"

What do you expect from a former governor of Idaho, the state with the most federal land in the lower 48, who was given a 1% score by the League of Conservation Voters for his votes as a U.S. Senator.