28 Aug '15, 12pm

Largest ever citizen consultation on #climatechange: 78% very concerned about impacts #WWviews

Largest ever citizen consultation on #climatechange: 78% very concerned about impacts #WWviews

78 percent of global citizens feel very concerned about the impacts of climate change. 66 per cent think that measures to tackle climate change are an opportunity to improve their quality of life. 68 per cent of global citizens think that a Paris agreement should include a global long-term goal to reach zero greenhouse gas emissions at the end of the century that is legally binding for all countries; developing and developed countries being at the same level. 79 per cent think high-income countries should pay more than the already agreed $100 billion annually by 2020 for mitigation and adaptation in low-income countries, 79 per cent of citizens consider that their country should take measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, even if many other countries do not take measures. The authors of the report say that citizens at every level need to be involved for an effective ...

Full article: http://unep.org/newscentre/Default.aspx?DocumentID=26840&...

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