Opting for coal-based energy `wasteful approach` by govt: IPCC

Emphasising on the need to decarbonise electricity generation, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chairman R K Pachauri on Saturday termed as a "wasteful approach" by the government to opt for coal-based power projects and pressed for the use of renewable and nuclear energy sources to satisfy the country`s power needs.

`Better fuel, stricter norms needed to curb air pollution`

Astronomers have discovered a bright, mysterious geologic object on Cassini mission radar images of Ligeia Mare, the second-largest sea on Saturn`s moon Titan amd have named it " Magic Island ".

AAP`s free water policy may end up in lot of wastage: Pachauri

The AAP government`s policies on water and electricity are well intended but not the best way to achieve desired goals as supply of over 600 litres of free water to Delhi residents may end up in a lot of wastage, Directer General TERI R K Pachauri has warned.

Testing times for India in SA but unfair to judge so early: Bishan Singh Bedi

Former skipper Bishan Singh Bedi believes it will be "testing times" for the India cricket team in South Africa but said it would be "unfair" to judge the young outfit so early.

Centre brushes aside TN govt`s objection on Sethusamudram

The Centre has brushed aside the objections raised by the Tamil Nadu Government against the Rs 25,000 crore Sethusamudram shipping channel project by telling the Supreme Court that it intends to go ahead with the venture as the expert panel headed by RK Pachauri has not come out with tenable and scientific data.

TERI tops global climate think-tank list

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) of India has been ranked the top climate think-tank globally by the International Centre for Climate Governance (ICCG), a statement said Wednesday.

Rising sea levels threat to Kolkata, Shanghai: Pachauri

Rising sea levels due to climate change are threatening the survival of big cities located near coastal areas like Kolkata, Shanghai and Dhaka, said Dr RK Pachauri, chairperson of IPCC.

DSDS 2013 can show a sustainable way to the world: RK Pachauri

TERI is holding its flagship global conference, the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS), in January 2013.

PM should reject Pachauri panel report on Ram Sethu: Malhotra

Senior BJP leader VK Malhotra appealed to PM Manmohan Singh to reject RK Pachauri Committee`s report suggesting that an alternate route aimed to protect Ram Sethu, also called Adams Bridge, was not an acceptable option.

India, US must pool their resources on energy and climate issues: Pachauri

India and the US must pool in their resources to develop policies and solutions to address challenges being faced in the fields of climate change and clean energy, said RK Pachauri.

I will not resign even if UN panel finds fault: Pachauri

IPCC chairman RK Pachauri has ruled out stepping down even if the UN-constituted review committee finds faults in the procedures followed by the climate panel.

Pachauri was wrongly targeted: Farooq Abdullah

Coming to the defence of IPCC
chief RK Pachauri, Union Renewable Energy Minister Farooq
Abdullah on Saturday said he had been wrongly targeted and people
will realise it soon.

World leaders back embattled Pachauri

Embattled UN climate panel chief R K
Pachauri found support from world leaders attending the
climate change conference as they contended that some
mistake in the IPCC report does not change the basic facts of
global warming.

PM backs IPCC, disappointed with Copenhagen

PM Manmohan Singh said India has full confidence in the IPCC process and its leadership.

`IPCC didn`t correct glaciers report despite being informed`

RK Pachauri took two months to correct the report about melting Himalayan glaciers despite being informed before
last year`s Copenhagen Summit.

Glaciergate: British science chief wants honesty on climate change

After `Glaciergate` and errors in
Climate Change report spawned attacks, UN Climate Chief R K
Pachauri faced demands from Britain`s chief scientific adviser
for "more honest" disclosure.

Upsurge in action needed for environment: Pachauri

RK Pachauri, the head of the UN panel of climate experts, have asked for concrete action at the grass-root level to save the environment and climate for future generations.

Pachauri stresses on R&D to tackle carbon emission

Ahead of the Copenhagen summit next
month, Rajendra Pachauri, Chairman of the IPCC, has asked governments across
the world to encourage research and development in innovation
and technology to tackle carbon emissions.