People are as concerned about climate change as about infectious diseases, survey finds

A median of 70% across 14 countries surveyed say climate change is a major threat to their country. Image: Chris Jung/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Moira Fagan

Research Assistant , Pew Research Center

Christine Huang

Research Assistant, Pew Research Center


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Those who say climate change is a major threat ranges from 59% in Australia to 83% in France, Spain and Italy. Image: Pew Research Center
France, Italy and Spain all have the highest percentage points of those classing climate change as a major threat. Image: Pew Research Center
France has experienced the largest change in those classing climate change as a major threat Image: Pew Research Center/Summer 2020 Global Attitudes Survey
How someone's ideologies may affect their views on climate change. Image: Pew Research Center
How someone's partisan divide may affect their opinion on climate change. Image: Pew Research Center

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