That’s how the Natural Resource Defense Council characterizes the Bush administration’s announcement that Polar Bears should be protected under the Endangered Species Act and that one of the primary causes of their declining numbers is due to habitat destruction caused by global warming
No need to slap yourself, you heard that right. The Bush Administration is concerned about Polar Bears and admits the problem is due to global warming.
Of course, as the NRDC explains, it is only a proposal. You can help the NRDC make sure that it becomes law by clicking here.