Critics accuse Chinese authorities of overemphasizing more politically convenient explanations for...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 13, 2009
The Asia Socety’s China Green project continues its series on the disappearing glcaiers of the Tibetan plateau with two new videos. From “On Thinner Ice: Everest’s Vanishing Glaciers”: A quick visual tour...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 5, 2009
The Guardian reports on a new project in Xinjiang that aims to collect water from melting glaciers to address the country’s water problem: The far western province of Xinjiang, home to many of the planet’s highest...
by Xiao Qiang | Jul 31, 2008
Jonathan Watts reports in the Guardian (with video clips): Up close, the sound of global warming at the face of the Urumqi No1 Glacier is a simple, steady drip, drip, drip. Just 30 metres from the main wall, the flood of...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 24, 2008
For Earth Policy Institute, Lester Brown writes that shrinking glaciers in China and India could affect the food supply not only in those countries but around the world: Yao Tandong, a leading Chinese glaciologist, reports that...
by Michael Zhao | Dec 21, 2007
Translated by CDT from People Online: China’s glaciers have retreated 7.4% on average compared with the period between 1950s-1980s, according to a recent glacier resources
by Michael Zhao | Jul 29, 2007
by Wu Nan | Apr 17, 2007
China has created artificial snow for the first time in Tibet to head off possible drought, Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday, months after experts warned of
by Michael Zhao | Apr 12, 2007
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