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IPCC Chair Addresses World Economic Forum

Rajendra_pachauri_3In his address to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Intergovernmenal Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Chairman Rajendra Pachauri said “if action to tackle the threat of climate change emerges soon, driven by knowledge of where we are heading, as provided by the findings of the IPCC, there would be reason for optimism that other serious challenges facing the world may also evoke similar responses based on rational assessments of problems and knowledge driven solutions.”

Pachauri also stressed that “in meeting the threat of climate change we would, therefore, be creating a precedent that would provide the lead in meeting other global challenges that appear prominently on the horizon.”

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