CLIMATE CHANGE TOPS
AS GLOBAL CONCERN
ith March 20 celebrated worldwide as “Earth
Day,” there’s a growing interest in the topic
of climate change and its impact. In fact,
according to a Pew Research Center survey,
respondents in 19 out of 40 nations cited
climate change as their biggest global concern, ahead of global
economic instability and terroristic threats.
With more than 45,000 respondents, the survey indicates that
more than half in every Latin American nation are “very concerned”
about climate change. In fact, a median of 61 percent of Latin
Americans are most worried about it, the highest share of any region.
This is followed by Africans, with a median of 56 percent of respondents in the Sub-Haran African region worried about climate change.
Rounding out the top three regions that ranked climate change as
their top global concern is Asia (43 percent), with Indians (73 percent)
and Filipinos (72 percent) significantly more worried about it.
The following are the top nations “very
concerned” about global climate change:
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the Pew Research Center’s survey.