Daily Archives: January 8, 2007

Interior Secretary misrepresented agency report deeming polar bears threatened

In discussing his department’s proposed designation of the polar bear as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act, Secretary of the Interior Kempthorne said to reporters: (1) that the conclusion in the report by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service … Continue reading

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“Carbon neutral”—New Oxford American Dictionary’s 2006 “word of the year”

The New Oxford American Dictionary will add “carbon neutral’’ to this year’s editions, having named it 2006 “word of the year.” The editor in chief of the dictionary says, “Our goal is to choose a word that is on the … Continue reading

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