It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
(visit the link for the full news article)
The Indian has been chairman since 2002, renewing his initial six year term in 2008.
The unpaid, part time job makes him one of the most powerful men in the world as the IPCC advises the United Nations on the threat of global warming.
The former railway engineer was first pushed into the limelight when it emerged that a groundbreaking report by the IPCC in 2007, that made the case for man made global warming, contained an error.