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Did Al Gore Deserve the Prize?

Posted by rantingkraut on October 13, 2007

From Melanie Phillips to the audience of BBC online, people seem to feel strongly that Al Gore did not deserve his award since he did fairly little for peace. If contributions to peace are the issue, then that is a fair point. As Damian Thompson put it in the telegraph: “Climate change is a threat to the environment, not to “peace” and international order.

Gore’s defenders are likely to argue that there is an indirect connection: the consequences of global warming Read the rest of this entry »

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