Noteworthy North. East. West. South

July 2014
Skipping Stones;Jul-Sep2014, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p31
The article offers news briefs related to the U.S. as of July 1, 2014. A letter has been sent by ten Nobel Peace Prize laureates to U.S. President Barack Obama for not approving the Keystone XL Pipeline by energy company TransCanada Corp. The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes recognizes youth who have made difference to others and the environment. A report by the National Climate Assessment (NCA) reveals that there is water scarcity in the country due to global warming.


Related Articles

  • The Nobel Piss Prize. Janzen, Ed // Canadian Dimension;May/Jun2010, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p2 

    The article reports on the recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize in different years including U.S. President Barack Obama, and politician and scientist Henry Kissinger.

  • Ghosts at the Peace Podium. Stein, Robert // Moderate Voice;12/11/2009, p11 

    In this article, the author comments on Nobel Prize award, a recognition given to individuals for their peacemaking efforts, given to President Barack Obama in the U.S. The author believes that Obama is unworthy of it because of his embodiment that morality should not be divorced from power of...

  • Nobel prize timing came too early. Schiano, Leah // Pipe Dream;10/16/2009, Vol. 76 Issue 12, p8 

    In this article, the author reflects on the Nobel Peace Prize received by U.S. President Barack Obama for the accomplishment of his work for nuclear disarmament.

  • Teaching Guide for 4 January 2010. Quinn, John // Catholic New Times;1/4/2010, p24 

    The article lists several learning activities to do in a class, which focus on articles published within the issue including one on Catholic leadership, one on antisemitism in Canadian universities, and one on U.S. President Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech.

  • Why Obama deserved the Nobel Peace Prize. Kevin, Tony // Eureka Street;10/23/2009, Vol. 19 Issue 20, p37 

    The article comments on the Nobel Peace Prize award to Barack Obama in the U.S. The author mentions that the move provoked mixed reactions from the public, wherein some argued that Obama has not done anything to deserve it, while others applauded the decision. Moreover, he believes that he...

  • Obama's Peace Prize is politically correct, morally corrupt. Carter, Richard // New York Amsterdam News;11/12/2009, Vol. 100 Issue 46, p6 

    The article focuses on the issues concerning the Nobel Peace Prize received by President Barack Obama in the U.S. It argues that Obama has done little to end the country's involvement in the Afghan War that cost the lives of several men and women. It mentions several deserving winner for the...

  • Alchemy, Baby, Alchemy. BRONSTEIN, RICHARD // Business in Calgary;Dec2015, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p12 

    The author comments on the Keystone XL pipeline, the proposed pipe that would run from the oil sands in Alberta to the U.S. He critiques the disapproval of the project by U.S. President Barack Obama, arguing that he and the green movement have not been truthful about the significance of Keystone...

  • CONVENTIONAL WISDOM.  // Newsweek;12/21/2009, Vol. 154 Issue 25, p14 

    The article presents U.S. news briefs. U.S. President Barack Obama's Nobel Prize acceptance speech was considered successful, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley will likely get elected to fill Senator Ted Kennedy's U.S. Senate seat and television news host George Stephanopoulos is...

  • Novel Prize Committee Should Be Gored. Faletra, Robert // CRN;10/15/2007, Issue 1251, p56 

    The article reports on the alleged absurdity of Al Gore winning the Nobel Peace Prize for making a propaganda movie about global warming. According to the author, Al Gore does not deserve the award because of his lifestyle which does not protect the environment. Gore allegedly burns much galons...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics