Now that Dr. Rajenda Pachauri has blown all his (and the IPCC’s) credibility with denouncing complaints about the flawed glaciers melt date as “voodoo science”, the pundits, both serious and silly, are getting to work. On the serious side we have Geoffry Lean, the father of environmental reporting (40 years) in the UK calling for Pachauri’s resignation.
On the silly side, Pachauri may be selling insurance soon. With Mr Pachauri’s penchant for hyperbole and sensationalism, I could easily see him selling catastrophic health insurance as a natural career path at this point. Good luck sir.
From “I hate the media” Pachauri may be the new mascot for Geico Insurance, screencap below.
For our readers outside the USA, this video video below might help you understand why most American readers are ROTFL about right now. We’ve been saturation bombed in the USA with these commercials over the last several years.
Geico now has a new mascot, with a British (or maybe Australian, I can’t tell) accent no less:
While the science is far more important than the satire, Pachauri is now becoming a serious public relations liability to the IPCC, as the Telegraph’s Geoffrey Lean points out.
h/t to Joe