New Delhi: The government on Monday came out in strong support of embattled Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chief R K Pachauri, holding that it will

The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India is planning a comprehensive audit of water pollution in India that would cover the extent and causes of pollution of lakes, rivers and ground water.

The aim of the audit would be to identify critical issues and suggest solutions that would help the government conserve and protect water resources more effectively, said Mr Vinod Rai, CAG, India.

After being grilled at the United Nations, Dr R.K. Pachauri, chairman of the IPCC, found himself being pressured once again to explain whether he was going resign.

The United Nations launched an independent review of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which has come under much criticism in the recent months.

The decision was announced by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and IPCC chair Rajendra Pachauri in the wake of a report by the body which erroneously claimed that Himalayan glaciers would melt away by 2035.

WITH a concerted effort to question the intensity of climate impact, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chairman R K Pachauri talks about the high cost of undermining the findings of

How do you, as IPCC chief, view the Copenhagen Accord?

Rahi Gaikwad

Mumbai: Rajendra Pachauri, head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which came under fire for an error in predicting that the Himalayan glaciers would melt by 2035, said on Tuesday that the contentions of snowfall discrediting the meltdown were incorrect and there was no ambiguity that the glaciers were melting.

The UN climate change panel has admitted to having imprecisely stated in a key report that 55 per cent of The Netherlands is under sea level, saying that is only the area at risk of flooding.

Mumbai The state government and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority will organise a 3-day conference on Eco-Housing from February 16 at the Nehru Centre, Worli.

This document contains the text of remarks made by Shri Shyam Saran, Special Envoy of PM at the Valedictory Session of the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit on February 7, 2010.

Jonathan Leake

Aleading British government scientist has warned the UN