A new study says the Chinese government used its dams on a major river in Tibet to prevent the flow of water downstream last year, contributing to a devastating drought in Southeast Asia.
Tibet’s biodiversity challenges provide insights that can help shape a practical, inclusive and accountable Global Biodiversity Framework, the International Campaign for Tibet says in a new briefing paper.
China’s leader Xi Jinping seeks to present the People’s Republic of China as an “ecological civilization” with Tibet as a key element. But China’s policies on the Tibetan Plateau exacerbate the detrimental impacts detailed in the latest report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
After largely overlooking Tibet in its past reports, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has now raised the alarm on the state of the environment of the Tibetan plateau, warning of serious sequences.
China’s policies in Tibet have increased the vulnerability of Tibetan pastoralists to climate change, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states in its latest report.
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The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) is gravely concerned about the future of the UNESCO World Heritage-protected site the “Three Parallel Rivers,” which is facing numerous threats due to extensive hydropower projects, mining activities that are opaquely reported and expanding infrastructure projects connected to resource extraction and energy production.
A new report from the International Campaign for Tibet reveals the construction of dams and infrastructure in Tibet that will potentially force the relocation of thousands of local people. The report also explains how the dams may impact the biodiverse area of Tibet known as the “Three Parallel Rivers,” which is under UNESCO protection.
The Chinese government plans to construct large hydropower stations in Tibetan areas, likely to have a negative impact on the environment and to lead to the relocation of thousands of local people.
As a native of one of the world’s most beautiful and endangered landscapes, the Dalai Lama has sent his prayers and advice to the COP24.