"Certainly not. But we will certainly implement any constructive recommendations that we get. As matter of fact, I would be responsible for implementing the recommendations. How can I walk away from that?" Pachauri said.
He was asked whether he would consider stepping down if the UN-constituted Inter-Academic Council review was to come to the conclusion that procedures have not been followed.
Accepting moral responsibility for the error in the fourth assessment report which had claimed that the Himalayan glaciers would melt by 2035, Pachauri said he also accepts the responsibility placed on him by the world governments by electing him as Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IIPC).
"Well, I certainly accept moral responsibility. But I also accept the responsibility that all the governments of the world have placed on my shoulders, and that's by essentially electing me as chairperson by acclamation," he told Karan Thapar in CNN-IBN's Devil's Advocate programme.
Asked whether he was 'determined' to finish his term ending in 2015, he said he would not withdraw from the task assigned to him.
"I have a task, I have a mission to end the fifth assessment report and I am not certainly not going to withdraw from that," he said.
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Stating that the IPCC will make efforts to ensure that its fifth assessment report carries no errors, its chairman R K Pachauri has ruled out stepping down even if the UN-constituted review committee finds faults in the procedures followed by the climate panel.