At first pass there would seem to be no link between these two stories, but fortuitously they both concern environmental issues. (Now I think about it, Mr Gore also looks like he has been eating rather a lot of potatoes lately).
Former Vice President Al Gore and the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to spread awareness of man-made climate change and lay the foundations for counteracting it.
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