polar bears http://kplu.org en Scientist cleared in polar bear controversy popularizing global warming http://kplu.org/post/scientist-cleared-polar-bear-controversy-popularizing-global-warming A long, controversial investigation of a polar bear scientist has ended with his government employer saying it does not look like he engaged in any scientific misconduct.<p>Charles Monnett is a wildlife researcher with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, part of the Department of the Interior. Sat, 29 Sep 2012 01:18:53 +0000 Nell Greenfieldboyce 6535 at http://kplu.org Scientist cleared in polar bear controversy popularizing global warming Scientist who reported drowned polar bears reprimanded http://kplu.org/post/scientist-who-reported-drowned-polar-bears-reprimanded <p>JUNEAU, Alaska – An Alaska scientist whose observations of drowned polar bears helped galvanize the global warming movement has been reprimanded for improper release of government documents.</p><p>An Interior Department official says emails released by Charles Monnett were cited by a federal appeals court in decisions to vacate approval of an oil company's Arctic exploration plan.</p><p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 23:18:12 +0000 The Associated Press 6534 at http://kplu.org Scientist who reported drowned polar bears reprimanded