Rk Pachauri

  • 'Sethusamundram project will not be ecologically viable' April 8, 2013

    Kolkata: With the Centre ignoring the Pachauri Committee report advising against implementation of the controversial Sethusamundram project, eminent scientist RK Pachauri has said that he stands by the report and warned of serious ecological ramifications. "We stand by what we said in our report that the project will not be economically...
  • What DSDS 2013 seeks to achieve: RK Pachauri January 24, 2013

    Global resources of various kinds are becoming scarce even as the demand for them is increasing rapidly as a result of population growth and significant increases in income. Growing awareness on implementing measures for mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions and preventing pollution from a range of human activities is leading...
  • Sethu report says alternate route not feasible July 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The government on Monday told the Supreme Court that a highlevel committee in its report has suggested that an alternative alignment other than the mythological Ram Sethu for the Sethusamudram project was not economically or ecologically feasible. However, Solicitor General Rohinton Nariman submitted before a bench comprising justices HL...
  • Want to do a film about environment: Abhishek February 3, 2012

    New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI) Filmstar Abhishek Bachchan today said he would gladly act in a film made on environmental issue if only someone was willing to fund it. Speaking at an environmental awards function, Bacchan said "if someone is willing to fund a movie on environment, I will be...
  • Pachauri has full backing of Indian govt: Ramesh August 31, 2010

    New Delhi: R.K. Pachauri might be facing heat against the backdrop of the critical review by an independent UNappointed panel of the IPCC headed by him, but the top climate expert has full backing of the Indian government. "Pachauri has full support from the government," said Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh a...
  • 'Daily Telegraph' apologises to RK Pachauri August 21, 2010

    London/New Delhi: Leading British newspaper Daily Telegraph on Saturday apologised for publishing an article about UN climate body chairman Dr RK Pachauri accusing him of making a fortune from his links with "carbon trading" firms. The international publication had been running a campaign since last year against the chief of Nobel...
  • UN to review Pachauri's climate panel March 11, 2010

    United Nations: UN SecretaryGeneral Ban Kimoon said on Wednesday that a group of national science academies would review UN climate science to restore trust after a 2007 global warming report was found to have errors. The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change acknowledged in January its report had exaggerated the pace...
  • Post climate fiasco, IPCC open to independent review March 1, 2010

    London: Under fire over "errors" in its key report on global warming, the Nobel prizewinning UN panel on climate change led by R K Pachauri has sought an independent outside review on how it prepares assessments. "The IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) strives to ensure that its procedures for use...
  • Pachauriled UN panel to be probed on climate fiasco February 27, 2010

    London: Indian scientist RK Pachauriled UN panel on climate change will face an independent international review after a series of allegations of errors in its report on global warming hit its credibility. Environment and climate ministers, who held a closed door meeting in Bali on Thursday night, have insisted that an...
  • Forbes India: The man who exposed Pachauri's IPCC February 25, 2010

    Vijay Kumar Raina is amused. The 76year old retired geologist who lives in Sector 17, Panchkula in Haryana has been blitzkrieged by the media, government, world scientist community and the average citizen since December 2009. Why? Because he blew the lid off the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changes (IPCC), headed by...
  • Heat wave continues for climate change panel February 7, 2010

    New Delhi: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) faces fresh criticism after The Sunday Telegraph alleged that it made factual errors and used poor sources of evidence in a report on the potential of wave power. The newspaper claimed the panel published inaccurate data on the potential of wave power...
  • Govt backs Pachauri on climate change controversy February 6, 2010

    The Indian government has come out openly in support of IPCC chief R K pachauri who is facing international pressure to step down. ...
  • Now, UN climate body's Amazon forest claim falls flat January 27, 2010

    New Delhi: RK Pachauriled Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has landed in yet another controversy over its report that 40 per cent of the Brazilian rainforest in Amazon is threatened by climate change. UK's newspaper Telegraph has reported the IPCC did not even research the claim themselves, merely lifting...
  • UN climate panel sparks new row on global warming January 25, 2010

    London: Amid a possible new row for 'wrongly' linking global warming to a rise in natural disasters, the UN climate panel has underlined that it was reassessing the evidence for surge in hurricanes and floods around the globe. The latest criticism of the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change headed by RK...
  • FTN: Not much substance in global warming theory January 21, 2010

    As the northern hemisphere as well as North India struggles with a bitter winter, questions are being asked whether global warming is a reality and whether manmade carbon dioxide is indeed causing the earth to overheat. Moreover, Himalayan glaciers may not be melting after all. The United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on...
  • UN climate body admits to error in glacier report January 21, 2010

    New Delhi: The United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has finally admitted its mistake in asserting that Himalayan glaciers could disappear by 2035. "In drafting the paragraph in question, the clear and wellestablished standards of evidence, required by the IPCC procedures, were not applied properly," IPCC clarified in a...
  • Watch: Melting glaciers, a global warming myth? January 19, 2010

    Are our glaciers going away or is that a global warming myth? World climate change panel chief RK Pachauri joins us up ahead to answer ...