Protect vulnerable Tibet

Climate-change negotiators need to discuss how to save our 'third Pole'.

In a recent opinion piece, Björn Conrad rightly gave China great credit for its pursuit of a low-carbon revolution (“The world’s rising green power?”, 26 November-2 December). There was, though, an important omission in his article – Tibet, an area frequently referred to as the earth’s ‘third Pole’ because it contains the biggest ice fields outside the Arctic and Antarctic.

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