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Friday, October 12, 2007

Al Gore Wins Nobel Peace Prize

There is so much to be said, and I'm sure it will be. Congrats. A spectacular moment in this new century, which augers for better, if perhaps more arduous times ahead. That's not a contradiction in terms. Hard work, difficult adjustments for something in which you fiercely believe brings profound satisfaction and more often than not, results.

From the NYTimes:
Mr. Gore “is probably the single individual who has done most to create greater worldwide understanding of the measures that need to be adopted,” the Nobel citation said. The United Nations committee, a network of 2,000 scientists, has produced two decades of scientific reports that have “created an ever-broader informed consensus about the connection between human activities and global warming,” the citation said.

From www.algore.com
October 12, 2007 8:32 AM
I am deeply honored to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. This award is even more meaningful because I have the honor of sharing it with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change -- the world's pre-eminent scientific body devoted to improving...

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