Issues of Environment Are Aspects of Peace

Although a majority of us were surprised by President Obama receiving the Nobel Peace prize, he has claimed that by his acceptance there is the goal for all nations to come together–not only in terms of disarming nuclear weapons but also the need to focus on combating climate change. He states that it is essential that we all acknowledge that global warming is occurring, and the need for all nations to accept responsibilities. President Obama has used this opportunity to express concerns about our environment, and gives the world a glimpse of the US position for the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen later this year.

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