Gore invites president to Antarctica

Gore invites president to Antarctica

Monday, 30 January 2012 14:49
Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, the president of Iceland (Photo: Hjalti Þór Hreinsson – Arctic Portal)Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, the President of Iceland, is in Antarctica with Al Gore and a host of scientists. The exploration also includes director James Cameron, and billionaires Richard Branson and Ted Turner.

The goal of the exploration is to explore the melting ice cap in Antarctica and discuss how the nations of the world can unite in realistic action against Climate change.

The Climate Reality Project, Gore´s company, is planning the trip with National Geographic.

Amongst other in the exploration is James Hansen from NASA, Yao Tandong from China, Christiana Figueres form UNFCCC and scientist from Harvard and leading universities in Europe.

The exploration is actually sailing in the National Geographic vessel.

The exploration started yesterday and will end on February 6th.

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