Looks like speculations turned out to be true, and Al Gore was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize early this morning, “for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.”
The IPCC and Al Gore will split the $1.5 million prize, which will be awarded Dec 10 in Oslo.
I personally couldn’t be more thrilled for him, and believe it was the obvious choice. I am glad to see political + scientific activism be justly rewarded.
Got some criticisms of “An Inconvenient Truth” to lob? Try reading my “Two Points on An Inconvenient Truth” which defends some of them. “Point One” is a discussion as to whether “An Inconvenient Truth” belongs in a science classroom, and “Point Two” is regarding the criticisms of Stoat as to Al Gore’s carbon footprint.