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Friday, October 12, 2007

Gore, U.N. Body Win Nobel Peace Prize

The Washingtonpost.com website brings us this story early this morning and it starts off like this... Former vice president Al Gore and a United National panel that monitors climate change were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize today for their work educating the world about global warming and advocating for political action to control it... The Norwegian Nobel Committee characterized Gore as "the single individual who has done most" to convince world governments and leaders that climate change is real, is caused by human activity, and poses a grave threat...
Gore, U.N. Body Win Nobel Peace Prize

>>> Politico.com has this take on the story...
Vice President Al Gore was named joint winner of Nobel Peace Prize Friday for his environmental activism, likely increasing pressure from his supporters to enter the race for the White House...
Gore Nobel boosts talk of White House run

Who didn't know this one was coming!!!?
AubreyJ.........

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