Post Tagged with: "Global Warming"

Tibet kept getting warmer, rainier in past four decades

January 12, 2020 7:05 am0 comments
Tibet kept getting warmer, rainier in past four decades

(TibetanReview.net, Jan11’20) – The Tibetan Plateau had kept growing warmer and rainier over the past nearly four decades since the global warming effect was more significant in that region, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Jan 10, citing the climate centre of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR). The report cited Data […]

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Melting Tibet glaciers may lead to climate refugees in downstream countries

November 12, 2018 12:16 am0 comments
Melting Tibet glaciers may lead to climate refugees in downstream countries

(TibetanReview.net, Nov11, 2018) – The pace at which glaciers are melting in Asia, including on the Tibetan Plateau, may lead to a large number of climate refugees and affect the lives of over one billion residents in countries like China, Pakistan, India, Iran and Kazakhstan some 50 years from now, […]

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Urgent measures seen required to address steep rise in Tibet’s temperature

October 29, 2018 5:12 am0 comments
Urgent measures seen required to address steep rise in Tibet’s temperature

(TibetanReview.net, Oct28, 2018) – The average temperature in the northeastern part of the Tibetan Plateau has been rising at a rate well over three times the average speed of global warming since 1961, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Oct 27, citing latest statistics from the climate centre of Qinghai […]

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Global warming blamed for avalanche that blocked Yarlung Tsangpo

October 26, 2018 12:45 am0 comments
Global warming blamed for avalanche that blocked Yarlung Tsangpo

(TibetanReview.net, Oct25, 2018) – China has cited one of its experts as saying a global warming-induced avalanche of ice and glacial debris was to blame for the recent blockage on the Yarlung Tsangpo river in Tibet, the headwater of India’s Siang and Brahmaputra Rivers. China earlier said a total of […]

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15 percent shrink in Tibet’s glaciers in past 50 years, could affect barley crop

September 10, 2018 12:37 am0 comments
15 percent shrink in Tibet’s glaciers in past 50 years, could affect barley crop

(TibetanReview.net, Sep08, 2018) – Thanks to rising temperature, estimated at a rate twice the global average in recent times, glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau and neighbouring regions have shrunk by 15 percent in the past half a century, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Sep 6, citing a researcher. This […]

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