Why Dr Pachuri should not resign

There has been a great deal of over reaction to a few small errors or mistakes in climate change science. The latest error relates to Himalayan glaciers and has caused journalists to ask whether in the light of these few errors the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change should be radically restructured and whether Dr Rajendra Pachuri, who chairs the panel and who first promulgated the concept of sustainability should resign.

I find these suggestions amusing; they are made by journalists who are hardly faultless themselves and who, unlike scientists, refuse to admit errors Continue reading