Chair of U.N. climate panel steps down amid sexual harassment allegations

February 25, 2015 by  
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The long-time head of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (I.P.C.C.) stepped down yesterday amid allegations of sexual harassment filed in his home country, India. Rajendra K. Pachauri was chairman of the panel for 13 years and one of the world’s strongest voices against climate change. But the New York Times reports he tendered his resignation shortly after a woman employed at an institute he heads accused him of unwanted text messages, emails and other contact. Read the rest of Chair of U.N. climate panel steps down amid sexual harassment allegations Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , i.p.c.c. , International Panel on Climate Change , pachauri , resigns , sexual harrassment allegations , steps down , U.N , United Nations

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