Albert Arnold Gore Jr.

Albert Arnold Gore Jr.

Nobel Peace Prize winner 2007. United States of America. In the race of environmental activism Gore can distinguish two stages well marked by the emphasis on two different aspects of their creed.

Later, after losing the presidential election to George Bush (h), he changed the focus of his speech to the announcement of Global Warming, or more recently, climate change, phenomena that according to their doctrine would be a consequence of industrial activity that produces CO2 emissions into the atmosphere.

With this, its present litany is the type: ... There is nothing more urgent today than controlling emissions of CO2 into the atmosphere ... etc, to which even ascribes as moral urgency. In 2005 he founded a television network, Current TV. In the summer of 2006, he released the documentary “An Inconvenient Truth”, about global warming. The film had great public success internationally, winning two Academy Awards and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Hollywood in the category of best documentary, during the month of March 2007.

Gore has traveled the world on a tight schedule informing on the subject of global warming, he has become a leader on the subject and famous exponent. In Chile, he gave a talk in the context of Global Warming in a seminar organized by the NGO Oikoschile, dated May 11, 2007.

He has been awarded the Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation 2007, received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) of the U.N. for his efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about climate change caused by man and lay the groundwork for taking whatever steps are needed to counteract such change.