CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: IPCC CHAIRPERSON DR RAJENDRA PACHAURI

Dr Rajendra Pachauri, Chairperson of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), says sustainable development is not possible without action on climate change.

Dr Pachauri made his comments during the 18 June 2012 launch of the Statement on Action to Face the Urgent Realities of Climate Change, produced by the Climate Change Task Force, which has been convened by President Mikhail Gorbachev.

The Statement was launched during the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in Brazil.

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