Gore Wins Nobel Peace Prize
The Norweigan Nobel committee decided Friday that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 would be split between the UN climate Panel and Al Gore for advancing knowledge of global warming, The Guardian and the BBC reported Friday.
Gore and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will split the $3 million prize.
The Nobel committee said Gore was ‚Äúprobably the single individual who has done most to create greater worldwide understanding of the measures that need to be adopted,‚Ä? according to The Guardian.
Gore, 59, said he was ‚Äúdeeply honored,‚Ä? according to the BBC.