January 25, 2010
[efoods]After a groundless claim about vanishing Himalayan glaciers found its way into a key United Nations climate report, the chairman of the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) faces new calls to resign.
But despite the growing criticism, IPCC Chairman Rajendra Pachauri says he has no intention of leaving.
The government of India – the country that arguably would have been most seriously affected if the glacier predictions proved to be correct – indicated at the weekend it would pay more attention to its own scientists in the future and less to the controversy-plagued U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
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