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UN Chief Resigns Under Fire in Sex Scandal

Rajendra Pachauri, chairman of the UN’s influential Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, has resigned in the wake allegations of sexual harassment. During Pachauri’s 13-year tenure as chair of the IPCC, the organization won a Nobel Peace Prize (2007) and weathered numerous controversies, including the Climategate scandal and the IPCC’s use of non-peer-reviewed reports from environmental lobbying groups that dramatically exaggerated the speed and amount of glacial melt in the Himalayas. ‘...

INTERVIEW: Seeking Climate Truth in the Face of Vicious Opposition

Arthur Robinson, president of the Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine and winner of the Voice of Reason award at the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-9) in July 2014, discusses his decades-long fight to bring accuracy and reason to discussions of global climate and energy. Burnett: What is your background in research, and how did you become a climate skeptic? Robinson: I am a chemist. Most of my research has been in biochemistry and diagnostic medicine. Educated at...

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