IPCC head identifies 'education deficit' on climate
Pachauri’s remarks were made in an interview with the French newspaper Le Monde, in which he also said that more needed to be done to promote partnerships to develop new technologies that combat global warming. He added that the IPCC itself — which met in Paris last week to discuss the framework for its next global assessment — had not done enough work in this area.
Questioned about the uncertainties that still exist in the science of climate change, he said that more needed to be learned about the absorption of carbon dioxide emissions by plants and in bodies of water, about the effects of climate change in specific regions of the world, and about the impact of warming on patterns of rainfall and other forms of precipitation.
Link to UN Wire report
Full interview (in French)
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