Alison Dobslaw


United Nations Releases “State of Climate Services 2020”

The new report, the “State of Climate Services,” asserts that over 11,000 natural disasters occurred due to weather, climate and water-related hazards between 1970 and 2019. Approximately two million people died as a result of such disasters, which ultimately cost $3.6 trillion in economic losses. Released by the World Meteorological […]


500,000 Tibetans Forced Into Work Camps

A new report published by the Jamestown Foundation presents evidence of mass transfers of Tibetans to military-style training centres. China seized control of Tibet in 1950, effectively threatening religious and cultural practices. Over 500,000 “rural surplus labourers” received retraining during the first seven months of 2020. The “surplus” is seemingly […]