Winners of the prizes in physics, chemistry and economics made the assessment on Saturday at a news conference ahead of next week's presentation of the prizes. The remarks come as a global summit on climate change takes place in Madrid.
Author Peter Handke received his Nobel Literature Prize on Tuesday amid criticism of him in Sweden and abroad as an apologist for Serb war crimes in the 1990s.
What a world do we live in? Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi who was put under house arrest for over a decade by the Myanmar government because of her campaign
A group of eminent personalities including Nobel Laureate Dr Ferid Murad, former Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Deputy Director for Ethiopia Dr Solomon Zewdu have called upon the world to come forward and help save children under the age of five in under-developed countries who are killed mostly by entirely preventable diseases.