Rajendra Pachauri, Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (Podcast)

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For all the scientists and researchers studying how humans sway the climate, there is one group whose job it is to compile, aggregate, and synthesize these thousands of findings. Sitting at the prow of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is Rajendra Pachauri, a man who frequently finds himself under fire from “climate deniers," and even those who would otherwise be his allies. In our interview, Pachauri previews some of the findings of the Panel’s upcoming 5th assessment, speaks to the lopsided nature of climate coverage in the news, and responds to the often-heard criticism that his personal views too often show through.

Full transcript after the jump.

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