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Third Pole Project was launched three years ago by, a not for profit web platform with offices in London, San Francisco, Delhi and Beijing. Established six years ago, its mission was to create a trusted, fully bilingual Chinese-English platform for news, analysis and opinion on climate change and the environment.
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2018/02/09 | The Third Pole
Kazakhstan Trying to Wean Itself Off Chinese Water
Water efficiency may be the solution to Kazakhstan's dependence on rivers with headwaters in China.
2017/11/19 | The Third Pole
China’s Carbon Emissions on the Rise Again
Rising coal consumption ends three years of decreasing emissions.
2017/11/14 | The Third Pole
Global Climate Summit Dominated by Budget Cuts, Red Tape
Many grants promised to countries to help combat climate change have been swapped out for loans.
2017/10/01 | The Third Pole
Soaked China Sees ‘Sponge Cities’ as Flood Solution
Permeable surfaces and green infrastructure are essential to absorbing rainwater, but China needs strong environmental governance and investment for this initiative to succeed.
2017/07/13 | The Third Pole
The Loss of Glaciers in China has been Overestimated
Chinese scientists, with new data from satellites, have found that glaciers on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau are melting slower than expected.
2017/05/09 | The Third Pole
Sandmining is Destroying Asia’s Rivers
Uncontrolled and mostly illegal extraction of sand and rocks from riverbeds for construction is killing rivers across South Asia and China, and must be tightly controlled.