Friday, October 12, 2007

Is a 'peace' prize the right award for Gore's work?

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Today's news that Al Gore has won the Nobel Peace Prize is being met with some of the usual political and scientific debating. But here's another question: What does global warming have to do with world peace?

The Nobel committee said in its announcement that it was "seeking to contribute to a sharper focus on the processes and decisions that appear to be necessary to protect the world’s future climate, and thereby to reduce the threat to the security of mankind."

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