Sam Masters writes in The Independent about a new survey undertaken in 22 countries by GlobeScan that reveals that the public is turning away from climate change concerns. Interestingly, water pollution is considered the most pressing environmental issue.
World cools on global warming as green fatigue sets in
Worldwide concerns about climate change have dropped dramatically since 2009
Public concern about environmental issues including climate change has slumped to a 20-year low since the financial crisis, a global study reveals.
Fewer people now consider issues such as CO2 emissions, air and water pollution, animal species loss, and water shortages to be “very serious” than at any time in the last two decades, according to the poll of 22,812 people in 22 countries including Britain and the US.
Despite years of studies showing the impact of global warming on the planet, only 49 per cent of people now consider climate…
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