Category Archives: CLIMATE CHANGE

Pressure China to enter into appropriate water-sharing agreements

22 March 2013

c/o International Tibet Network
1310 Fillmore Street, #401
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To: Environment Ministers of the Governments of India, Pakistan, Cambodia, Laos, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Burma, Thailand and Vietnam.
cc Mrs Irina Bokuva, Director General, …

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Glaciers in Tibetan plateau melting fast due to global warming

Xinhua and Staff Reporter
2011-10-22
13:31 (GMT+8)

Experts say a large area of the glaciers on the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau has melted due to climate change. (File Photo/CFP)

Glaciers in the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau in southwest China, the major source of the …

Receding Himalayan glaciers set off glacial lake alarm

July 21, 2011 by Climate Himalaya

AsianAge: Receding Himalayan glaciers are resulting in the formation of glacial lakes which climatolgists warn are growing at an alarming pace. The Himalayas have 55,000 glaciers but the creation of these lakes could destroy …

HOW THE TIBETAN PLATEAU CAN CONTRIBUTE TO GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE

A briefing to European Union Directorate-General on Environment, and EU
Directorate-General on Climate, 4 April 2011
By Gabriel Lafitte www.rukor.org, editor@www.rukor.org +613 407 840 333

TIBET: HEART OF EURASIA
Environmental impacts do not respect national boundaries; they are
invariably transboundary …

CLIMATE CHANGE

Source: EDD Publication on Climate Change.

Tibet is in trouble, as climate change is now happening faster than in many areas, with multiple impacts on human livelihoods, rangeland degradation, desertification, loss of glaciers and more. Trouble in Tibet means trouble …