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IPCC elects Hoesung Lee of Republic of Korea as Chair

Dubrovnik, Croatia - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) elected Hoesung Lee of the Republic of Korea as its new Chair.

Hoesung Lee was elected by 78 votes to 56 in a run-off with Jean-Pascal van Ypersele. The election took place in Dubrovnik, Croatia, where the IPCC is holding its 42nd Session.

A total of six candidates had been nominated for the position.

Source: IWR Online, 12 Oct 2015