Concerns about climate change is observed in many countries, especially in the tropics, shows poll in Britain, Japan and the United States, people have become more and more reason to doubt climate change.
The online survey polled 13,492 adults in 13 countries. As it turned out, 88% said that over the past 20 years, the climate has changed. In Mexico and the number of Hong Kong confirmed the presence of changes was 98%, Indonesia 97%. Belgians support the contention by 80%, while the U.S. only 72%. The main signs of a changing climate people considered the rise in average temperature, drought and excessive rainfall.
The second important question is whether a scientifically proven phenomenon of climate change. Unanimous all agreed with this statement, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Turkey (95, 89 and 86%, respectively). The last thing in the scientific validity of climate change believe in Japan (58%), Britain (63%) and the U.S. (65%).
Similarly, the distribution of votes on whether human activity is the main reason that the climate began to change. 94% of people in Hong Kong, 93% of Indonesians and 92% of Mexicans and 87% of Germans believe that. Confidence of American, British and Japanese are not as pronounced. According to the survey, the interest between them as follows: Japan has 78%, UK 65% and 58% of the U.S. total.
The survey was conducted from July 5 to August 6, 2012 a group Ipsos for the insurance company Axa. The list of participating countries included Belgium, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey and the USA.