An environmental activist in Rio de Janeiro protests against plans to auction off oil blocks near the coast of Brazil on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
An environmental activist in Rio de Janeiro protests against plans to auction off oil blocks near the coast of Brazil on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

‘Climate emergency’ declared by 11,000 scientists as they warn of ‘untold suffering’ if urgent action not taken

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  • Plans by most countries under Paris accord not ambitious enough, separate report by Universal Ecological Fund shows

An environmental activist in Rio de Janeiro protests against plans to auction off oil blocks near the coast of Brazil on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
An environmental activist in Rio de Janeiro protests against plans to auction off oil blocks near the coast of Brazil on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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