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Pachauri quits IPCC panel

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New Delhi/Nairobi, Feb 24:

Environmentalist R.K. Pachauri Tuesday stepped down as chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) following charges of sexual harassment.

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Pachauri has denied the accusation.

The bureau of the UN’s IPCC agreed Tuesday to designate Vice-Chair Ismail El Gizouli as acting chair. This follows the decision by Pachauri to step down as the chairman of the IPCC, a press release said Tuesday. (IANS)