Tagged: Pachauri

Science sidelined at Durban - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Dec 14, 2011

An image that has lingered with me from all the reports of the Durban conference was the Democracy Now interview with a somewhat disconsolate Rajendra Pachauri, the IPCC chair. He was at Durban to represent the science, a rather thankless task since he detected very little interest in what the science has to say. “I’d [...] … Read More

IPCC report: done well, could do better - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Aug 31, 2010

The InterAcademy Council report on the IPCC — Climate Change Assessments: Review of the Processes and Procedures of the IPCC — released yesterday, calls for “fundamental reforms” to the IPCC’s management structure and review processes. Climate Central provides a useful summary of the key findings: The IPCC should create an Executive Committee to run the [...] … Read More

Report clears IPCC head Pachauri, UK paper apologises - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Aug 27, 2010

Back in March I posted on IPCC Chairman Rajendra Pachauri’s stout defence of the IPCC report against the attacks to which it was being subjected by hysterical denialism.  But he has also had to defend himself against accusations in an article by Christopher Booker and Richard North in the Sunday Telegraph in December which claimed [...] … Read More

IPCC’s Pachauri fights back - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Mar 28, 2010

“We have a very apt saying in Hindi, which essentially translates as: ‘When a jackal is threatened, he starts moving toward the city.’ In other words, he becomes more visible. I think some of these guys are speaking out volubly because they read the writing on the wall.” That was IPCC chairman Rajendra Pachauri in [...] … Read More