Skip to comments.University dumps professor who found polar bears thriving despite climate change
Posted on 10/20/2019 7:43:18 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
Nobody has done more to sink the claim that climate change is endangering polar bears than zoologist Susan Crockford and she may have paid for it with her job.
After 15 years as an adjunct assistant professor, Ms. Crockford said the University of Victoria refused without explanation in May to renew her contract, despite her high profile as a speaker and author stemming from her widely cited research on polar bears and dog domestication.
Ms. Crockford accused officials at the Canadian university of bowing to outside pressure, the result of her research showing that polar bear populations are stable and even thriving, not plummeting as a result of shrinking Arctic sea ice, defying claims of the climate change movement.
Her dismissal, which she announced Wednesday in a post on her Polar Bear Science blog, has spurred alarm over the implications for academic freedom and the rise of the cancel culture for professors and scientists who challenge climate catastrophe predictions.
When push came to shove, UVic threw me under the bus rather than stand up for my academic freedom, said Ms. Crockford, who earned a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary studies, specifically biology and anthropology, in 2004.
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The left’s answer to diversity when it is diversing from their mantra.
And hires professor who claims that polar bears are now extinct?
Dont unsettle the science.
Once again we see the oh so tolerant left. These people, given an opportunity, would institute Death Camps for all who dare voice an opinion/belief they oppose. Of this there is no doubt.
15 years as an adjunct assistant professor is not exactly on the tenure track. That is how the Academy controls anyone who wont adhere to the political orthodoxy.
Well, she em-bear-assed her employer.
Galileo sends her his regards...
the stupid peoples out there believe every single lie.
Adjunct generally means the university isn’t paying the salary.
Adjuncts aren’t paid or are paid minimally ad hoc, or they bring their own funding.
Adjuncts usually don’t even earn a salary. They just get to use the university’s name to publish papers.
It was a Kodiak moment.
This is exactly the 360 degrees opposite of what a university is supposed to do
The Left will do almost anything to keep the climate catastrophe scam going. The falsification of the temperature readings at the University of East Anglia comes to mind. Now this...
Right - someone else pays the salary.
Was it the university (dropped the adjunctship?) or her regular employer?
Education is not about educating.
So many people are realizing the BS about man made global warming is a fraud that the globalists behind the fraud are going to have to have the media call anyone who denies global warming racist or antisemitic to try and halt all questioning of their BS.
Expelled 2! Ben Stien needs to make another movie.
Most major Canadian universities are controlled by a “shadow govt” of Marxist, communist and now Islamic professors who determine who is the enemy to their lies. They bully an already docile administration into firing the “truthtellers” and “hiring the liars, fakes, and Marxists”.
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