93 percent of respondents say they know at least a little about climate change. 11 percent say they know a lot, 54 percent know something, and 28 percent know just a little about it. 7 percent have never heard of climate change.
55 percent say that climate change is caused mostly by human activities, while 38 percent say that climate change is caused mostly by natural changes in the environment.
78 percent of respondents say they are either very (23%) or somewhat worried (55%) about climate change. 14 percent are not very worried and 8 percent are not at all worried.
69 percent say that people in China are already being harmed by climate change, while another 8 percent say they will be harmed within 10 years.
89 percent of respondents agree and 9 percent somewhat agree with the statement: ‘The government should pay great attention to the issue of climate change’.
Majorities of respondents trust scientific institutes (89%), the government (86%), the news media (82%), and their own friends and family members (64%) as sources of information about climate change. Fewer trust NGOs (41%) or corporations (38%).