Minnesota Daily Reported former Vice President Al Gore could pay a visit to the University in the near future to receive an honorary degree for his work in climatology.
You've got to be kidding. He is not doing any research, just cherry picking research done by others and hyping it.University President Bob Bruininks spilled the beans at the February Board of Regents meeting, saying that "two of our colleges are working with Vice President Gore to provide, we hope, an honorary doctorate."
Why don't they study exactly what he has hyped, and expose it.Gore has been in the news lately for his 2006 documentary, "An Inconvenient Truth," about global warming. University spokesperson Daniel Wolter said since Gore is an expert in the subject, several colleges at the University have expressed interest in inviting Gore to speak on campus.