Rajendra Pachauri, former IPCC head accused of sexual harassment, dies aged 79 squib

Environmentalist was in charge when UN climate change panel shared 2007 Nobel peace prize but career was marred by harassment claims

The Indian environmentalist Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, under whose leadership a UN climate change panel shared the 2007 Nobel peace prize, has died after recent heart surgery. He was 79.

Pachauri’s death was announced late on Thursday by the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), a research group he headed until 2016 in New Delhi.

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