“Before President Obama won his Nobel Peace Prize, the real signal that the Norwegian Nobel committee had become politicized was its 2007 prize to Al Gore, largely for his global warming film ‘An Inconvenient Truth,’ ” John Fund writes at OpinionJournal.com
“For a public figure, Mr. Gore has been strangely reluctant to answer questions or debate the more controversial parts of his work. But over the weekend, he deigned to take a few questions during a meeting of the Society of Environmental Journalists in Madison, Wis.,” Mr. Fund said.
“Irish documentary filmmaker Phelim McAleer was in the line. A former Financial Times journalist, his new film, ‘Not Evil, Just Wrong,’ is a direct refutation of Mr. Gore’s thesis and warns that rushing to judgment in combating climate change would threaten the world’s poor. When his turn came, Mr. McAleer asked Mr. Gore about a cour t case in Britain in which a parent had objected to ‘An Inconvenient