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Tibet is Warming at Twice Global Average

Phil McKenna writes in the New Scientist:

The Tibetan plateau is heating up by 0.3°C each decade, more than twice the worldwide average, according to a new study from the Tibet Meteorological Bureau.

The findings, reported by the official Chinese news agency Xinhua, underscore a growing understanding that high elevations in tropical regions are experiencing dramatic temperature increases similar to those seen at the poles.

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  1. July 31, 2007 at 9:38 am

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