Green fatigue sets in: the world cools on global warming hoax

Posted by on Feb 28, 2013 at 8:14 am

Public concern about environmental issues including climate change has slumped to a 20-year low since the financial crisis, a global study reveals.

Fewer people now consider issues such as CO2 emissions, air and water pollution, animal species loss, and water shortages to be “very serious” than at any time in the last two decades, according to the poll of 22,812 people in 22 countries including Britain and the US.

Despite years of studies showing the impact of global warming on the planet, only 49 per cent of people now consider climate change a very serious issue – far fewer than at the beginning of the worldwide financial crisis in 2009.

Worries about climate change first dropped in industrialised nations but they have now also fallen in developing economies including Brazil and China, according to the survey by GlobeScan Radar.

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One Response to “Green fatigue sets in: the world cools on global warming hoax”

  1. lyle on 28/28/13 at 12:26 pm

    Despite years of studies showing the impact of global warming on the planet,

    Should continue: Even the most ardent global warming scammers have to admit there’s been no–zero, none–warming for over the last 17 years.