Dr RK Pachauri re-elected as Chairman, IPCC

Dr RK Pachauri re-elected as Chairman, IPCC
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First Published: Wed, Sep 03 2008. 12 46 PM IST
Updated: Wed, Sep 03 2008. 12 46 PM IST
New Delhi: Dr R.K Pachauri, Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) was elected by acclamation to a second term as the Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) at its plenary session in Geneva Tuesday. The IPCC received the Nobel Peace Prize last year, while under the Chairmanship of Dr Pachauri, soon after the panel released its Fourth Assessment Report on climate change. This report made the case for urgent action and actively partnered with media organisations worldwide to greatly enhance awareness of the challeneges posed by climate change.
A pioneer in researching and acting on climate change issues, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has greatly contributed to the global cause of climate change.
This year Dr Pachauri was also conferred the Padma Vibhushan by the Government of India in recognition of his remarkable work in the field of Environment Science and Research globally.
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First Published: Wed, Sep 03 2008. 12 46 PM IST