From Today's New York Times
JANUARY 9, 2008
They are also endangered by a loss of habitat, as energy companies encroach on more and more of their territory for oil and gas operations. We must recognize the shortsighted nature of Governor Palin’s appeal not to list the polar bear as endangered. 7, 2008 The writer is director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment , Harvard Medical School. Instead, it simply seeks to protect bears in the absence of a better national approach to climate change.