Friday, October 12, 2007

Al Gore should reject the Nobel prize

Don't get me wrong this award signifies the increasing awareness of global warming. Our planet is now sicker than ever. We have a responsibility to cure this before the next generation, the time when it'll be too late.

But Al Gore should reject the Nobel prize simply to show urgency of the matter. It will create a disturbance well enough to shake the administrations, NGOs and media around the world. Otherwise, it will only stay as a reward for the people working hard and raise the question whether all this effort was for a recognition. Skeptics are already speaking up.

Here's the official announcement from Nobel committee: