Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, Nobel laureate for peace (2007) and Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was declared honorary doctorate in the Department of Geology and Geoenvironment of the University of Athens. With this symbolic act the Greek academic community wishes to acknowledge the immense contribution of the Indian scientist to the field of environment.
The awarding ceremony took place on June, 2, 2009, Tuesday at 17:30 at the Grand Hall of Athens University. The honoured guest was introduced / presented by academician, Professor of the Department of Geology and Geoenvironment, Dr. Christos Zerefos.
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