A day after The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) chairman RK Pachauri inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Environmental Planning and Coordination Organisation (EPCO) the plan is drawing flak from his contemporaries.

The Chairman of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate and renowned environment expert Dr. R.K. Pachauri would arrive in Bhopal on June 30.

Dr. Pachauri would arrive here at 11 am. The Director General of EPCO and Principal Secretary, Housing and Environment Iqbal Singh Bains would give a brief presentation about State Action Plan on Climate Change before Dr.

Declaring that

The U.N.

Contaminated and polluted water kills more than 2.2 million people per year which experts point out is more than the number of people killed from all forms of violence, including wars. The situation is especially dangerous in India where 80 per cent of all urban water is being discharged daily into the country’s rivers making most water bodies unfit for human use.

THIRUVANATHAPURAM: In spite of the efforts that can be taken for mitigating the impact of climate change, an average rise of 1.5 to two degree celsius in the temperature is inevitable.

On an important issue like climate change, there are only two kinds of voices that are heard. One is of the government; whose representatives prevaricate, equivocate and defend the indefensible.

They adopt the tone of rationality when all that they are doing is the most irrational thing.

US lobbied with top UN scientist R K Pachauri to prevent appointment of an Iranian scientist to a key position in the Inter-Government Panel on Climate Change, according to a secret US memo leaked by WikiLeaks.

However, in a statement to The Guardian, Pachauri asserted he was not influenced by any one during the selection process of the post, which finally went to an Argentinean.

Cancun (Mexico), 5 Dec: As the slow-moving talks on combating climate change enter their final stretch here, top UN scientist Mr RK Pachauri has warned governments against delaying mitigation action, though he remained optimistic about

From the methane-laden tundra of the far north to the depths of the oceans, world governments need to spend more on cutting-edge research to