UN IPCC HEAD PACHAURI ACKNOWLEDGES GLOBAL WARMING STANDSTILL: ‘Has acknowledged a 17-year pause in global temperature rises, confirmed recently by Britain’s Met Office’

Pachauri: ‘What is quite perceptible is, in the last 50 years, the trend is upwards. This is not to say you won’t have ups and downs – you will – but what we should be concerned about is the trend, and that is being influenced now to a large extent by human actions’