Announcement of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and Al Gore, presented by Professor Ole Danbolt Mjøs, Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, on 12 October 2007.
Following the announcement, Geir Lundestad, Secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, told freelance journalist Øystein Heggen why climate change is connected with war and peace.
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