Gore Receives Nobel in Oslo Ceremony

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Former Vice President Al Gore has officially become a Nobel laureate, after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway. Gore shares the honor with the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

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Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore becomes Nobel Laureate Al Gore today. He's in Oslo, Norway, and he's receiving the Nobel Peace Prize that he shares with the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. In advance of that ceremony, Gore said yesterday that people can still affect the planet's future.

Vice President AL GORE: The American people and people in other countries as the truth of this climate crisis begins to be more widely known are going to demand that political leaders take action.

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