Rapid warming in Tibet, China: public perception, response and coping resources in urban Lhasa

@inproceedings{Bai2013RapidWI,
  title={Rapid warming in Tibet, China: public perception, response and coping resources in urban Lhasa},
  author={Li Li Bai and Cirendunzhu and Pengcuociren and Dawa and Alistair Woodward and Xiaobo Liu and Baimaciwang and Dazhen and Shaowei Sang and Fangjun Wan and Lin Zhou and Junfang Xu and Xiaolu Li and Haixia Wu and Baorong Yu and Xiraoruodeng and Qi-yong Liu},
  booktitle={Environmental health : a global access science source},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Tibet, average altitude more than 4,000 meters, is warming faster than anywhere else in China. The increase in temperatures may aggravate existing health problems and lead to the emergence of new risks. However, there are no actions being taken at present to protect population health due to limited understanding about the range and magnitude of health effects of climate change. METHODS The study was a cross-sectional survey of 619 respondents from urban Lhasa, Tibet in August 2012… CONTINUE READING