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Climate change: Tibet wettest in 2010 in 3,500 years

Feb 17, 2014

Climate change: Tibet wettest in 2010 in 3,500 years

Recent decades have likely been the wettest on record in the semi-arid Tibetan plateau, researchers say, warning that any further large-scale warming might lead to even greater rainfall in Tibet, the birthplace for Asia's great rivers. The wettest individual year reconstructed in 3,500 years in northeastern Tibet is 2010, say climate researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences in an online paper in US academic journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. It says precipitation during the past 50 years in the plateau has been historically high #World #India #climate change #Tibet #Lhasa #Dharamsala #Chinese Academy of Sciences #Tim Osborn
No more Chinese consulates in India until we get one in Lhasa

Aug 09, 2011

No more Chinese consulates in India until we get one in Lhasa

India's case for establishing a Consulate in Lhasa is stronger than the US, which is playing hardball diplomacy with China on Tibet. #China #EyeOnChina #Dalai Lama #Lhasa #Panchen Lama

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No more Chinese consulates in India until we get one in Lhasa

Aug 09, 2014

Tibet tour bus plummets into valley, killing 44

(AP) -- A tour bus on a highway in Tibet fell off a 10-meter (30-foot) cliff after crashing into an SUV and a pickup, killing 44 people and injuring 11 others, China's state media reported Sunday. The bus was carrying 50 people when it plunged in mou... #Tibet #China #Lhasa
No more Chinese consulates in India until we get one in Lhasa

Aug 10, 2014

The World in Brief

44 killed in crash of Chinese tour bus BEIJING -- A tour bus on a highway in Tibet fell off a 30-foot cliff after crashing into a sport utility vehicle and a pickup, killing 44 people and injuring 11 others, China's state media reported Sunday. The b... #China #Pakistan #Tibet #Lahore #Lhasa
No more Chinese consulates in India until we get one in Lhasa

Aug 08, 2014

Madison Style: Suzen Sez offers 'funky, but conservative' looks

Piper, a friendly Maltese-Lhasa Apso mix, is a personal greeter at Suzen Sez on University Avenue in Madison. Her owner, Amy Kahl, also owns the Madison boutique, a store that has sold women’... #China #Pakistan #Tibet #Lahore #Lhasa