Nine out of ten (of 22,000 in 21 countries) say action on global warming is necessary

Click here for a BBC World Service report about their global poll of 22,000 folk from 21 countries on the causes behind, reality of, and action in response to, global warming. From the associated article

An average of 79% of respondents to the BBC survey agreed that “human activity, including industry and transportation, is a significant cause of climate change”.

Nine out of 10 people said action was necessary, with two-thirds of people going further, saying “it is necessary to take major steps starting very soon”.

In none of the countries did a majority say no action was necessary to combat climate change.


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