Nearly four out of five EU citizens describe themselves as concerned or alarmed about climate change, according to a new survey carried out by pollsters YouGov for the European Investment Bank (EIB).
The poll found that more Europeans were concerned (78%) than citizens of China (65%) or the US (63%), and only 6% of people in Europe are not sure if climate change is happening and 1% deny it, compared to the USA where 14% are sceptical.
Within Europe, Portugal has the most concerned people (93%), followed by Greece and Cyprus (92%). At the other end of the table, just 49% of people in Estonia expressed concern or alarm, behind Netherlands (57%) and latvia (58%).
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