TEA-START Regional Center

The Temperate East Asia Regional Centre for START (TEA-START) is located in Beijing, China and supported as a key laboratory in the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Its Director, Dr. Gensuo Jia, was one of START’s original Visiting Scientist Fellows and now oversees a staff of about 50 climate change researchers. TEA-START frequently collaborates with the START Secretariat on capacity building efforts in Asia.

In the past two years, TEA-START has conducted research, offered training workshops, and contributed to global climate change initiatives, highlighted below: