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Will the Nobel Prize Impact Obama's Agenda?

How will the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to President Obama likely impact his climate agenda?

Posted by Washington Post Editor on October 9, 2009 10:50 AM
FROM THE PANEL

The Prize Won't Impact Obama's Climate Policies

The impact of the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Barak Obama will have absolutely no impact on his personal commitment to addressing the challenge of climate change, or on the positions of the United States.   Likely to...

Posted by David F. Hales, on October 13, 2009 2:05 PM

Can We Live at Peace With the Earth?

I don't really have any insight to President Obama winning the Nobel Peace Prize and how climate talks will be affected. The topic does however raise the bigger question for humankind, "Can we live at peace with the earth?" Will...

Posted by Rick Edmund, on October 12, 2009 11:42 AM

Obama Needs to Show Global Leadership

While congratulating President Obama on winning the Nobel Peace Prize, from the perspective of tackling the climate change problem he has yet to show the global leadership he promised. Coincidentally the timing of the award ceremony in Oslo in December...

Posted by Saleemul Huq, on October 11, 2009 8:44 AM

Debate, Not a Nobel Prize, Should Impact Agenda

It would be unfortunate if the rationale cited by the Nobel committee in awarding this prestigious prize to President Obama gave increased momentum to his climate agenda. What we need is a more vigorous and open debate on policy options,...

Posted by William O'Keefe, on October 10, 2009 10:19 AM

If Oslo Then Copenhagen

Yesterday, President Obama, while acknowledging that he did not feel that he deserved to be in the company of so many of the transformative figures, said that he would accept the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the American people....

Posted by Donald F. Boesch, on October 10, 2009 9:29 AM

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