Rajendra Pachauri

Rajendra Pachauri1 post
24 Feb, 2015

Steps down

Resignation

Pachauri steps down as the leader of the U.N.’s expert panel on climate change amid allegations of sexual harassment. He is being investigated in India after a woman accused him of sexually harassing her while they worked together at The Energy Resources Institute.

[The IPCC] needs strong leadership and dedication of time and full attention by the chair in the immediate future, which under the current circumstances I may be unable to provide.

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