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Struck by Amazon fires, Brazilians say they want greater environmental protection

Brazil Amazon wildfires 2020

Sao Paulo, BrazilThomson Reuters Foundation More than three-quarters of Brazilians think Amazon rainforest fires have hurt the country’s image – and that environmental protection should become a priority for the country, even at an economic cost, a new survey has found. The study on climate change views, organised by Brazil’s Institute of Technology and Society and the […]

Climate change climbs up US voters’ list of concerns

Climate change protest

New York City, USThomson Reuters Foundation Climate change is rising up the list of voter concerns in the United States with nearly 40 per cent saying the issue will be crucial in how they cast their ballots in the 2020 presidential election, according to a poll released on Thursday. The results of the poll showed […]

“Alarm” over climate change in US doubles in five years – poll

Thomson Reuters Foundation The proportion of Americans found to be “alarmed” by climate change has doubled in five years, the pollsters behind a nationwide survey revealed on Tuesday. Twenty-nine percent of respondents to the poll conducted last December by Yale and George Mason universities were in the alarmed category – an all-time high – and […]