11,000 Scientists Warn of ‘Untold Suffering’ From Climate Change. Only 4 of Them Are Russian. – The Moscow Times

The Moscow Times | Nov 8, 2019 at 1:19 PM
  • Professor Alexei Kotov greets his colleagues as he navigates the poorly-lit corridors of the Institute of Ecology and Evolution in the south of Moscow, where he has been a leading researcher and member of the Russian Academy of Sciences since Soviet times.
  • Kotov, 54, was one of 11,000 scientists from 153 countries who signed an open letter Tuesday declaring a global climate emergency.
  • This summer, the country experienced a series of large-scale floods and forest fires scientists believe to be directly linked to climate change.