The case for calling climate change an 'emergency'

The planet is facing a climate emergency - and it is no longer just the activists saying that.

Now, 11,258 scientists in 153 countries have put their names behind a declaration to that effect as well. Far from being alarmist, observers say this declaration is further proof that the planet is in trouble.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 08, 2019, with the headline 'The case for calling climate change an 'emergency''. Print Edition | Subscribe