Glasgow: A strong team of Tibetan environmentalist are in Glasgow to represent Tibet at the ongoing COP26, the biggest UN climate change summit. The ‘COP26 Team Tibet’ would seek to highlight the global ecological importance of the Tibetan Plateau and also strongly urge world leaders gathered for the UN Climate Summit to make Tibetan Plateau central to any global climate change discussion.
This year, besides the Environment Desk of the Tibet Policy Institute, there are four other Tibetan organizations gathered in Glasgow as a team to collectively push for the protection of the world’s highest and most glaciated plateau. The team spoke with various delegates at the COP26, particularly from Southeast Asia.
The team include Dechen Palmo, a Research Fellow at the Tibet Policy Institute, Dr Lobsang Yangtso, Environmental Researcher and Asia Regional Coordinator at International Tibet Network, Palmo Tenzin, Advocacy and Research Officer at the International Campaign for Tibet, Pema Doma, Campaign Director at Students for a Free Tibet, and Tenzin Choekyi, Senior Researcher at Tibet Watch.