Poll finds people ready for action on climate change
The BBC World Service just released the results of a poll they did of 22,000 people in 21 countries on attitudes toward global warming. Short story: large majorities believe that human beings are causing global warming, that urgent action needs to be taken to avert it, and that part of that action should be rich countries helping fund the efforts of poor countries.
Says GlobeScan President Doug Miller, "The strength of these findings makes it difficult to imagine a more supportive public opinion environment for national leaders to commit to climate action."
And yet, national leaders continue to dither and whinge. What up, national leaders?
Also: What’s up with India? Clearly word has not gotten around over there. Any Indian activists in the audience? You people need to step it up.
Two more nifty charts below the fold.