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Weather Channel founder claims polar bears aren’t in danger because “Eskimos” are “more civilized” now

This first appears to just be another infuriating clip of three climate deniers congratulating one another on their assertions that the polar ice caps aren't melting, sea levels aren't rising and polar bears definitely aren't in danger. But then, about a minute and a half in, it suddenly turns into a very infuriating clip of John Coleman -- who founded the Weather Channel -- explaining that fewer polar bears are being slaughtered because "Eskimos ... have now become more civilized":

Media Matters calls Coleman out in all manner of ways for his comments, which aside from being racist, were also downright wrong:

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