Skip to comments.Czech president Vaclav Klaus: "surprised" at Nobel prize for Gore
Posted on 10/12/2007 10:28:58 AM PDT by RDTF
Prague (dpa) - Czech President Vaclav Klaus, a rare vocal global- warming sceptic among heads of state, is "somewhat surprised" that former US vice president Al Gore received the Nobel Peace Prize, the president's spokesman Petr Hajek said in a statement.
"The relationship between his activities and world peace is unclear and indistinct," the statement said. "It rather seems that Gore's doubting of basic cornerstones of the current civilization does not contribute to peace."
Klaus said in a recent speech that environmentalists' efforts to halt global warming "fatally endanger our freedom and prosperity."
The Czech president publicly expresses doubt on what scientists, including those participating in the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, also this year's Nobel Peace Prize laureate, deem very likely - that global warming is caused by humans.
He also said that rising temperatures may not matter enough for governments to throw funds at halting the process.
In a newspaper interview earlier this year, Klaus said that only Al Gore, and not a sane person, would say that mankind is ruining the planet.
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Speaking for myself, I cannot say I was surprised, rather a bit disappointment. But it´s not as if the decision is shocking. The Comittee is well known for its leftists views. What has Gore done for world peace??
So Al, how many Billion people are you going to get rid of in order to save the planet? And what color will most of them be?
Off topic....but great tagline.
The Limits to Growth, malthusian, Gaia, Silent Spring aggregate is determined to reduce earth's human population to 200 million, of which all would be them.
Keep that up and I might have to send Clav a box of candy.
At some point in time, in the future, these people of today (not the Czech Prez) will be shown to be the frauds and charlatans that they truly are.........
If only our President had as much “guts” as this guy ...
That's not what the Nobel Peace Prize is about anyway. It's about the relationship of the winner's activities to world socialism.
Of course, the socialists believe that when we have universal socialism, we'll have peace.
maybe its for something he did back when he invented the internet
And OTOH, former Vice President Algore, a very vocal global-warming septic...
He seems to be the only world leader with the coglioni to question the Goracle’s “theories” and thus defy millions of the Goracle’s adoring Gorons..
Central Europe may be last holdout against world stupidity.
West Europe is pretty much down the tube and the US is doing its best to follow.
I plan to stay put here for now.
Exactly. Look at the recent winners - all of them are belong to the anti-Bush-crowd: Dhimmah Carter, El-Baradei (UN), Kofi Annan (UN), now Gore (UN)!
It’s interesting to hear some of these people who came out from behind the Iron Curtain. They can see through a lot of BS and propaganda. Thank god a few survived.
Western society has idiot proofed everything. Now we have a surfeit of idiots infesting too many of our institutions..
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