Friday, May 1, 2015

Jean-Pascal van Ypersele: Climate change not only policy issue — but climate confusers losing ground completely

Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, professor of climatology and environmental sciences at the Universite Catholique de Louvain (UCL) Belgium, is top contender for the position of chairman of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), vacant after the recent resignation of Indian scientist R K Pachauri. Speaking with Vishwa Mohan, Ypersele discussed his priorities if elected, his view of nations’ equations between development and environment.