India Celebrates Pachauri's Nobel Win

The Peace Prize, shared with Al Gore, gives the U.N.'s IPCC chairman more leverage in his quest for Indian environmental policy change

It's been work, work, and more work for energy scientist Rajendra Pachauri ever since he became chairman of the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in 2002. On Oct. 12, his leadership in that post, coupled with his efforts over two decades to promote alternative energy, earned him—along with former U.S. Vice-President Al Gore—the Nobel Peace Prize.

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