India to put former top climate change official on trial for sexual harassment

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Chairman Rajendra K. Pachauri gestures during his speech at the opening of the 3rd Local and Regional Leaders World Summit in Mexico City November 18, 2010. REUTERS/Eliana Aponte

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – An Indian court has ordered the trial of sexual harassment charges against one of world’s leading climate change experts, Rajendra K. Pachauri, his lawyer said on Saturday. The 78-year-old Pachauri, who had previously chaired the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, had stepped down from the panel in 2015 following […]

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