Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Under pressure

Washington: Rajendra K. Pachauri, the chairman of the United Nations’ panel tasked with monitoring global warming, is experiencing firsthand the effects of climate change. The warm praise he received in 2007 when his panel shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore has swiftly turned to icy criticism amid revelations of inaccurate data in the panel’s prediction on melting Himalayan glaciers.

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