Report by OD bureau; Bhubaneswar: Eminent researcher and green activist Prafulla Kumar Dhal returned to Odisha on Sunday after making his successful deliberation at the Climate Change Global Leadership Conference held at the USA's San Francisco from August 21 to 24.
During the conference, Mr Dhal shared his ideas on climate with former US vice president and Noble laureate Al Gore.
Mr Gore, who is a leading figure in environment protection campaign, appreciated Mr Dhal's ideas.
America's renowned development magazine Climate Post has published the Odia researcher's presentation its recent work. Besides, Eric Roston, the author of Carbon Age, also praised Mr Dhal for his valuable thoughts.
It may be mentioned here that Mr Dhal, who was awarded the Environmentalist the Year of Award by Odisha Environment Society in 2011, was among the six environment experts invited from India for the prestigious summit.
Mr Dhal is the resident of Ayatan village in Kendrapara district and presently working as the director BISWA Research and Innovation Centre, Bhubaneswar.