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Global Environment, International Peace and International Law – Attempts of harmonization

On Friday (12 October 2007) the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced that Al Gore (the former vice president of the USA) and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will be rewarded with this year’s Nobel Peace Price. The motivation presented by the committee was the following: “for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.“ Irrespective of both Al Gore’s long lasting commitment to environmental issues and the IPCC’s contribution to the creation of a consensus regarding the connection between…