Al Gore tipped to win Nobel Peace Prize

Former US Vice-President Al Gore tipped to win Nobel Peace Prize

FORMER US VICE-PRESIDENT Al Gore is hotly tipped to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

The 59-year-old has been nominated for his efforts to raise public awareness of global warming, after presenting Oscar-winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth and organising the Live Earth benefit concerts in July.

Ex-Norwegian environment minister Borerge Brende, who nominated Gore, said: ‘A prerequisite for winning the Nobel Peace Prize is making a difference and Al Gore has made a difference.’

Gore is nominated alongside Canadian Inuit activist, Sheila Watt-Cloutier, who has campaigned about the effect of global warming on the Arctic population.

The winner will be announced in Oslo on Friday and will receive a £750,000 cash prize.

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