The Climate Crisis Is The World’s Biggest Worry – Survey
UNESCO “World in 2030” Survey Report highlights youth concerns over climate change and biodiversity loss
31 March 2021 (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization)
“…UNESCO’s The World in 2030 Survey report] shows that climate change and loss of biodiversity was by far the most-selected challenge, chosen by 67% of respondents. People who identified this challenge were most worried about increasing natural disasters and extreme weather, biodiversity loss, risk of conflict or violence, impacts on oceans, and, critically, that there was less and less hope to be able to solve the problem.
To address this challenge, respondents favored investment in green solutions, education on sustainability, promoting international cooperation, and building trust in science…[The report is based on more than 15,000 responses in 2020] to a global survey…The survey attracted younger respondents, 57% of them were under 35 years of age, and 35% under 25…[Climate change and loss of biodiversity was] chosen by 67% of respondents, followed by] violence and conflict (44%), discrimination and inequality (43%), and lack of food, water and housing (42%)…
…[Education came out] as a crucial solution to every single challenge…While 95% of respondents said that cooperation between countries was important for overcoming these challenges, only one-in-four reported feeling confident that the world can ultimately achieve this…” click here for more