Friday, 30 January 2009 08:25
Why he is cool: As chairman of the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) since 2002 Dr Pachauri has been instrumental in achieving a consensus on the scientific basis of Climate Change, notably in "Climate Change 2007", the Fourth IPCC Assessment Report. On December 10, 2007, Dr. Pachauri accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the IPCC, along with co-recipient Al Gore.
Cool facts: Rajendra Pachauri is an Indian economist, the Director-General of the Energy and Resources Institute in New Delhi, an institution devoted to researching and promoting sustainable development and the Chancellor of TERI University.
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It is our responsibility –
Cool message from Margot Wallström
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