Islamabad, 06 April, 2020
According to a WIN World Survey, 84% respondents over the world agree that global warming is a result of human activity.
A sample of 29,368 men and women from 40 countries across the globe was asked, “To what extent do you agree or disagree that global warming is a result of human activity.” 84% of the respondents say they somewhat or totally agree with the statement, while only 12% said they somewhat or totally disagree. 4% of the respondents did not know or did not respond.
In comparison, 60% of Pakistanis agreed with the statement, 36% said they disagree, and 4% did not know or did not respond.
Age and Education breakdown: Younger and more educated cohort more likely to be aware of the impact of human activity on climate change
Respondents between 18-24 years of age (Generation Z) are most aware about the effects of human activity on climate change, with 85% respondents belonging to this generation agreeing with the statement. People with higher level of education are more likely to believe that global warming is a result of human activity.
Regional results show that respondents from the Americas have the highest rate of agreement with the statement, with 88% respondents agreeing (totally or somewhat) that human activity results in global warming. Respondents from Europe are least likely to agree with the statement (82%).