Al Gore, UN share Peace Prize for climate work
Associated Press
Published: 12.10.07, 11:35
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1. he should have won one for inventing the internet
2. How ironic! Clinton wanted it so badly!
Logic ,   Israel   (10.12.07)
Gore wanted to be President, but Clinton messed it up for him because of his scandals. On the other hand, Clinton wanted the Nobel so badly, but Gore ends up winning it!
3. Is he flying it back....
DR ,   Florida, USA   (10.12.07)
on his prvate jet which eats up moe fuel than all the SUV's in the US combined???
4. gore
av ,   (10.12.07)
gore not only a bore but con
5. Good but.... bloody fool Gore....
ben ,   singapore   (10.12.07)
have you forgotten Jonathan Pollard ? How long do you will stay silent ??? ben singapore
6. arafat won it, too
mike ,   israel (formerly usa   (10.12.07)
which shows the worth and credibility of the award.
7. Nobel Peace Prize
Brod ,   USA   (10.12.07)
Gore is a good man and deserves any prize. The Nobel Peace Prize, however, is meaningless when you have failures like Carter who unleashed the Ayatollahs to the world, and master terrorist Arafat being awarded with such prize.
8. what has peace to do with climate?
uli ,   jerusalem   (10.12.07)
and by the way: the climate is changing for natural reasons the human has nearly no influence. so why not give the "peace price" to the mother earth for changing her climate all some thousand years. such a stiujot!
9. The real climate change
Chaya ,   Bat Yam, Israel   (10.12.07)
is the hot air coming out of his mouth! And it was Hillary who sabotaged Gore's chances, number 2!
10. What a Joke - his film is full of lies as proven in court
Geoff ,   Jerusalem   (10.12.07)
The decision by the government to distribute Al Gore's film An Inconvenient Truth has been the subject of a legal action by New Party member Stewart Dimmock. Although a full ruling has yet to be given, the Court found that the film was misleading in 11 respects and that the Guidance Notes drafted by the Education Secretary's advisors served only to exacerbate the political propaganda in the film. In order for the film to be shown, the Government must first amend their Guidance Notes to Teachers to make clear that 1.) The Film is a political work and promotes only one side of the argument. 2.) If teachers present the Film without making this plain they may be in breach of section 406 of the Education Act 1996 and guilty of political indoctrination. 3.) Eleven inaccuracies have to be specifically drawn to the attention of school children. The inaccuracies are: The film claims that melting snows on Mount Kilimanjaro evidence global warming. The Government's expert was forced to concede that this is not correct. The film suggests that evidence from ice cores proves that rising CO2 causes temperature increases over 650,000 years. The Court found that the film was misleading: over that period the rises in CO2 lagged behind the temperature rises by 800-2000 years. The film uses emotive images of Hurricane Katrina and suggests that this has been caused by global warming. The Government's expert had to accept that it was "not possible" to attribute one-off events to global warming. The film shows the drying up of Lake Chad and claims that this was caused by global warming. The Government's expert had to accept that this was not the case. The film claims that a study showed that polar bears had drowned due to disappearing arctic ice. It turned out that Mr Gore had misread the study: in fact four polar bears drowned and this was because of a particularly violent storm. The film threatens that global warming could stop the Gulf Stream throwing Europe into an ice age: the Claimant's evidence was that this was a scientific impossibility. The film blames global warming for species losses including coral reef bleaching. The Government could not find any evidence to support this claim. The film suggests that the Greenland ice covering could melt causing sea levels to rise dangerously. The evidence is that Greenland will not melt for millennia. The film suggests that the Antarctic ice covering is melting, the evidence was that it is in fact increasing. The film suggests that sea levels could rise by 7m causing the displacement of millions of people. In fact the evidence is that sea levels are expected to rise by about 40cm over the next hundred years and that there is no such threat of massive migration. The film claims that rising sea levels has caused the evacuation of certain Pacific islands to New Zealand. The Government are unable to substantiate this and the Court observed that this appears to be a false claim.
11. NOAH and the FLOOD
motti ,   bet shemesh   (10.12.07)
did anyone notice that this prize was awarded the week of parshat Noach? While many in the secular world worship the Nobel awards. the reality is that its a huge joke, look at the one they gave to Arafat for peace. G-D created the wold and G-D can destroy it. That is what we learn from Noach. Global warming has become a religion that challanges G-D 's master plan.
12. what about the nobel for George W Bush.
george ,   usa   (10.12.07)
hahahahahahaha! hohohohohoho!heheheheh! hahahahah! hehehehe! hehehehehe! hohohohohohoho! hahahahahaha!hehehehe! THAT WOULD REALLY BE A BIG NEWS FOR FOX NEWS!
13. His name will be among the likes of such winners as...
Jack ,   San Diego, USA   (10.12.07)
...Yasser Arafat and Jimmy Carter!
14. Sick Duck!
ER   (10.12.07)
15. Goracle wins Nobel Peace Prize
J ,   McKinney, USA   (10.12.07)
It is a shame that Alfred Nobel's dream has come to an end. The Nobel Peace Prize means nothing....even Yasser Arafat (one of the biggest terrorists there ever were) won it. Gore is one of the biggest and best hypocrites/liars ever.
16. The reason why Gore deserves it
Steve G ,   Kew Gardens, NY, USA   (10.12.07)
Al Gore has been speaking out about global climate change since the late 1970's. I know that most of you probably think of him as 'a guy with a movie', but I assure you Al Gore has been putting audiences to sleep with this for the past 30 years or so. Congratulations Al, you stood there and took the abuse by the skeptics and the lazy while others retreated.
17. the greatest man who has ever lived
Larry L.   (10.12.07)
well, except for Yasser Arafat of course - we can be thankful to the Nobel committee for reminding us who the great and the good really are. /sarcasm off
18. I agree with #6
HA HA HA HA   (10.12.07)
19. What for??
David Powell ,   Everett, Wa. USA   (10.12.07)
ALGOR Won the peace prize for wanting us to live in grass huts and doing laundry on a flat rock. How incredable.
20. #10 Geoff
You are a blind fool
21. Only Unmitigated Fools Win That Award
Yoni ,   Nahariya   (10.12.07)
I heard Gores research staff lives in Israel and they are now helping Olmert with a new treaty. Nothing like fantasy writing!
22. Man oh Man
Obama ,   Washington DC   (10.13.07)
for Global Warming? I wonder what car does Al Gore drive. There should be a Nobel Prize for Global Warning About Iran Nuke. Put it this way, with past Nobel Prize winners like Kofi Adnan, Mohd Jimmy Bin Carter, Mohd. ElBaradei. , there is nothing nobel about the bloody prize. It's just a farce..absolutely worthless, time wasting award. But for Al Gore, I still think you deserve it.
23. Our Prophet of pompous certitude
Cameron ,   USA   (10.12.07)
Kiss my 'carbon footprint', Gore.
24. Chicken Little screaming the sky is falling every day of the
Steven Wilson ,   Anchorage, Alaska   (10.12.07)
week. They'll give a prize to any dope who screams fire in a crowded building these days. Wait until everyone figures out this is just another naturally occuring weather change............I bet he doesn't give the money back. After all.....when you tell a lie long becomes the truth.
25. 2# CClinton was going to receive it for pubic I mean public
Steven Wilson ,   Anchorage, Alaska   (10.12.07)
relations. He didn't have sex with that woman. On second thought the committee realized they would have to give practically every Frenchmen one to, so they dropped the idea.
26. Well, I guess it's true.
Joe ,   Ohio, USA   (10.12.07)
Ynet is closing down it's English section. Can someone recommend another English language Israel news site? I'd like to know where my favorite posters are going. Terry from Eilat and M Hartley. I'll be looking for you all elsewhere. Bye Ynet!!
27. Al Gore is Mentally Ill
Brenda ,   London, Canada   (10.12.07)
Seeing combat sometimes destroys a man's mind. Al Gore, unlike Bush, Cheney, Margaret Thatcher, Christopher Hitchens, etc., saw combat. The others were concerned about their minds. Al Gore was so shaken by his service that he didn't want American soldiers to be killed in Iraq. In the future, the Iraq and Second Lebabnon Wars may produce more Al Gores.
28. #6 Mike
Bill H. ,   Oregon, USA   (10.12.07)
It's incredible isn't it? I can see the day coming when children get Nobel Prizes in their Happy Meals at McDonald's.
29. Gore Joins The Likes Of Arafat. Bully For Him
Adina kutnicki ,   US   (10.12.07)
Gore & the cesspool of the UN deserve each other. A 'peace' prize'. Not exactly, particularly since the FATHER of suicide bombing got one - Arafat. In the Orwellian times which we live, Gore's prize is very appropriate.
30. Give Gore some lube....
Jeff ,   USA   (10.12.07)
Someone should give Gore some KY Jelly and have him go negotiate with the Arabs.
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