Though, he still has a chance at being on the Best Smutty Romance Novel Writers of 2010 list.
Tom Nelson writes:
What a difference a year makes: [IPCC head] Pachauri was allegedly #5 of the world’s “top” global thinkers a year ago; now, he’s not in the top 100
November 30, 2009: Foreign Policy’s First Annual List of the 100 Top Global Thinkers | Foreign Policy
for ending the debate over whether climate change matters.
Chairman, intergovernmental panel on climate change | India
As the link between human activity and climate change becomes conventional wisdom and governments work urgently to establish a global climate treaty, Pachauri deserves no small amount of credit for creating such an extraordinary shift in public opinion.
…Any progress toward thwarting climate change this year owes a great deal to Pachauri.
Best idea of 2009: Vegetarianism as a means to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.