'World realizing that environment no less important than peace'

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 12, 2007 15:27

Former US vice president Al Gore winning the Nobel Peace Prize shows that the world is realizing that protecting the environment is no less important than international peace, chairman of the Knesset Internal Affairs and Environment Committee Ophir Paz-Pines said Friday. Army Radio reported that local environmental organizations welcomed Gore's achievement, and encouraged Israel to adopt his approach to combating climate change.


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