|Departing leader confident in hospital council
Bizjournals.com, NC – Oct 12, 2007
When John Gavras took over as CEO of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council, Apple Computer had barely made a personal computer and D-FW hospitals competed …
Praising “their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change,” the Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to Al Gore and the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, reports Walter Gibbs and Sarah Lyall (New York Times).
Citing Al Gore as “ ‘probably the single individual who has done most to create greater worldwide understanding of the measures that need to be adopted’ ” to combat global warming, the Nobel committee awarded the former Vice President the Nobel Peace Prize alongwith the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. As reported by Alan Zarembo and Maggie Farley (Los Angeles Times), the committee noted how Gore’s ” ’strong commitment, reflected in political activity, lectures, films and books, has strengthened the struggle against climate change.’ “
“Former Vice President Al Gore and the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work to raise awareness about global warming,” CNN reported this morning. Gore, who won an Oscar for “Inconvenient Truth,” also sits on the Board of Directors for Apple, Inc.