Rajendra K. Pachauri

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Rajendra K. Pachauri
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Rajendra Kumar Pachauri

(1940-08-20)20 August 1940
Died13 February 2020(2020-02-13) (aged 79)
Alma materLa Martiniere College, Lucknow; North Carolina State University (MS 1972, PhD 1974)
OccupationFormer Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Former Chairman and Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
Spouse(s)Saroj Pachauri
ChildrenRashmi Pachauri-Rajan
Shonali Pachauri
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Rajendra Kumar Pachauri (20 August 1940 ― 13 February 2020) was an Indian economist and engineer. He was the chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and was replaced by Hoesung Lee. He held the post from 2002 until his resignation in February 2015.[1] The IPCC was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize during his tenure.

In February 2015, Pachauri was accused and investigated for sexual harassment.[2][3]

Pachauri died on 13 February 2020 at a hospital in New Delhi from heart surgery-related problems, aged 79.[4][5]

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  1. Doshi, Vindhi (22 Apr 2016). "Rajendra Pachauri to face Delhi court on sexual harassment charges". BBC. Archived from the original on 22 March 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
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  3. "Delhi Police FIR against R K Pachauri on charges of sexual harassment". indianexpress.com. 20 February 2015. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  4. "Former TERI chief R K Pachauri passes away at 79". February 13, 2020.
  5. "Ex-TERI Chief & Economist RK Pachauri Passes Away At 79 After Prolonged Heart Ailment". ABPLIVE. 13 February 2020.

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