Rajendra K. Pachauri
Rajendra Kumar Pachauri (born 20 August 1940) is an Indian economist, environmental scientist, and civil servant, known as former chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). He held the post from 2002 until his resignation in 2015, during which time the organization was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
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- [To help combat climate change] Give up meat for one day (per week) initially, and decrease it from there. In terms of immediacy of action and the feasibility of bringing about reductions in a short period of time, it clearly is the most attractive opportunity.
- Nobody on this planet is going to be untouched by the impacts of climate change.
- Rajendra K. Pachauri (2014), as cited in: Ganpat, Wayne G. (2014), Impacts of Climate Change on Food Security in Small Island Developing States. p. xxi
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- The Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.
- "The Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 – press release". nobelprize.org. The Norwegian Nobel Committee. 12 October 2007.