Rajendra Pachauri believes world will continue to have more floods, droughts and heat waves
Cancun: 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 "get a handle" on how much and how quickly the world will warm in decades to come, says the head of the UN climate science network.
"There are huge gaps in t

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the UN

New Delhi: India will push for R K Pachauri to continue as the chairman of the UN

Corporate sector should spearhead the search for solutions to climate change, says Pachauri

Hanshlal Tusliram Hande and Bhimabai Hande had a simple formula to turn around their village, Wankute in Sangamner taluka of Maharashtra

Cleared of financial wrongdoing, R K Pachauri, who heads the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change, is weighing reforms put forth by a UN-ordered probe.

United Nations: The UN climate panel should make predictions only when it has solid evidence and should avoid policy advocacy, scientists said in a report on Monday that called for thorough reform of the body.

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was widely criticised after admitting its 2007 global warming report wrongly said Himalayan glaciers would vanish by 2035 and that

United Nations: A UN-ordered review said on Monday that the global panel on climate change needed to

Narayan Lakshman

Washington: The United Nations' top institution for climate change policy, the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change, has come in for sharp criticism from an independent review, which has recommended

Express news service

Though there is no direct indictment of R K Pachauri, the references to his leadership in a review of the functioning of the global climate body that he heads could not have been more unkind.

An independent scientific group, that reviewed the functioning of the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has suggested in its report that the UN-created body ev

Thirty-two scientists from India have been selected by the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to contribute to the fifth edition of its assessment report that is known to be the most exhaustive analysis of existing knowledge in climate science. The report is slated to come out in 2013-14.