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Gore Nobel Sparks Debate over Climate and Peace

On Friday, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in promoting awareness of global climate change. The honor has sparked a public debate, as some question the characterization of climate change awareness as peace work.

Guests:

Jan Oberg, director and co-founder of the Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research

Stephan Faris, journalist; currently working on a book about the political, economic and strategic impacts of climate change

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