20 Oct '11, 8pm

"Scientific Facts Will Prevail" Over GOP Climate Denial: Dr. Rajendra Pachauri (Video)

"Scientific Facts Will Prevail" Over GOP Climate Denial: Dr. Rajendra Pachauri (Video)

Photo credit: Maassive via Flickr/CC BY With the GOP primary race in full swing, climate change has again taken center stage in the American political discourse -- just not in a way that any serious climate scientist would have hoped. Despite the prominence of an increasingly robust body of evidence that human activity is warming the planet, Republican presidential contenders like Texas governor Rick Perry and Congresswoman Michele Bachmann are flat-out denying that such a body of evidence exists. So, I asked one of the world's top curators of that evidence, Nobel Prize-winning IPCC chief Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, how much of a problem that poses for global climate action. His answer? "Truth, and scientific facts, will prevail." Watch: Dr. Pachauri was kind enough to sit down for an interview with TreeHugger before he gave a talk at the annual Poptech conference; I'll post a ...

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