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Head of UN climate panel steps down amid harassment case   
February 24, 2015
- Journal-News - R.K. Pachauri wrote in a letter to U.N. Secretary Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday that the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî "needs strong leadership and dedication of time and full attention ... which...
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Pachauri Steps Down As Head of U.N. Climate Panel After Sexual Harassment Allegation   
February 24, 2015
- The Wall Street Journal - Mr. Pachauriâs lawyer said his client is innocent. Advertisement Here is the statement released by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî from Nairobi on Tuesday: IPCC agrees...
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UN climate panel chief steps down amid sex claims   
February 24, 2015
- Al JAZEERA - In its press release on Tuesday, the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî stated it has agreed to designate vice-chair Ismail El Gizouli as acting IPCC chair. "The designation of Gizouli follows...
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Pachauri quits IPCC panel amid allegations of sexual harassment   
February 24, 2015
- Microfinance Monitor - Indian environmentalist R.K. Pachauri on Tuesday resogned as chairman of the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) following charges of sexual harassment, though he strongly denied...
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Jung addresses Delhi Assembly, stresses on Jan Lokpal   
February 24, 2015
- ANI NEWS - on Tuesday stepped down as chairman of the UN's îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî. New Delhi, Feb. 24 (ANI): Stressing that states play an important role in the national economy, Union Finance...
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Kenya: IPCC Presents Findings in Nairobi   
February 24, 2015
- AllAfrica - The IPCC was set up in 1988 by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and îUnited Nationsî Environment Programme (UNEP), endorsed by the îUnited Nationsî General Assembly, to provide...
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With regional simulation, UN agency boosts readiness for foot and mouth disease in Balkans   
February 24, 2015
- Big News Network - 9 February 2015 - The United Nations agricultural agency has joined the European Union in helping to boost Balkan countries" preparations for any possible foot-and-mouth disease outbreak by running simulations...
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Palestinian farmers endure 'constant war' in Gaza   
February 24, 2015
- Al JAZEERA - A recent report issued by îUnited Nationsî Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said that Israeli tanks breached the border into Gaza's agricultural land twice in the last week of...
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UN scientists say climate change dims Africa's progress   
February 24, 2015
- Xinhua News Agency - NAIROBI, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- Scientists from the UN affiliated îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) said on Monday that climatic shocks remain a mortal threat to Africa's...
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U.N. climate chief steps down amid sexual harassment charges   
February 24, 2015
- Politico - Indiaâs Rajendra Pachauri, the chair of the United Nationsâ îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, stepped down this morning in a letter to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, adding that he...
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