Climate Talk

Tibet Climate Crisis Talk

Once a month we bring together climate experts, activists, environmentalists, and others to discuss the challenges facing the Tibetan landscape and its people.

Tibet Climate Crisis Talk is a live discussion streamed from Facebook, each episode will be hosted by Dr. Lobsang Yangtso, Environment Researcher and Coordinator at International Tibet Network.

Find a Place of Voice: Tibetan Nomadic Narratives in the Age of Enviornmentality.

Guest Speaker: Za Thinley, PhD candidate of the University of Toronto

Episode 05: Damming Yarlung Tsangpo/Brahmaputra and its Impact: An Indian and Tibetan Perspective

Guest Speakers: Dr. Mirza Zulfiqur Rahman, Visiting Research Associate of Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi.

Dechen Palmo: Research Fellow at the Environment and Development Desk of the Tibet Policy Institute, CTA.

Episode 04: Decoding China’s Climate Propaganda

Guest speaker: Gabriel Lafitte is a development policy consultant, he also worked for the environment and development desk of the Tibetan government-in-exile based in India for the last 30 years. He has written for Open Democracy, Chinadialogue, He regularly speaks at both academic conferences but also at activist events around Tibet and nomad issues.

Episode 03: The Impact of Global Climate Change on Tibet’s Cryosphere and Asia’s Water

Guest speaker: Dr. Martin A. Mills is Director of the Scottish Centre for Himalayan Research and Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Dr. Mills’ principal research focus is the anthropological study of Tibetan communities, in particular its religious and governmental institutions.

Episode 02: Human Rights, the Climate Crisis, and the Fight for our Future: Why there can be no climate justice without justice for Tibetans

Guest speaker: Kyinzom Dhongdue, Executive Officer of Australia Tibet Council and member of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile.

Dr Simon Bradshaw, Global climate crisis expert, and activist. 

Episode 01: Natural Disasters in Tibet: A New Climatic Reality in Recent Years

Guest speaker: Tempa Gyaltsen Zamlha, Executive Head of the Environment & Development Desk at the  Tibet Policy Institute, Central Tibetan Administration