Al Gore reportedly "Thrilled"
And in case you're not sure who Al Gore is (aside from the featured presentation giver in An Inconvenient Truth) the article also mentions that he's the guy who lost in the race for prez to GW in 2000.
Ecorazzi also picked up on the big nomination.
Update at 3:50p
Oh and so did Grist. And David Roberts over at Grist has suggested starting a betting pool...