Cross-National Public Opinion on Climate Change: The Effects of Affluence and Vulnerability

@article{Kim2014CrossNationalPO,
  title={Cross-National Public Opinion on Climate Change: The Effects of Affluence and Vulnerability},
  author={S. Y. Kim and Yael Wolinsky-Nahmias},
  journal={Global Environmental Politics},
  year={2014},
  volume={14},
  pages={79-106}
}
Climate change has emerged as one of the most important issues of the twentyfirst century. Recent opinion polls show rising public awareness of climate change. Yet considerable cross-national variation exists in the intensity of public concern and in public willingness to pay for addressing climate change. Drawing on twelve multinational surveys, we examine two aggregate conditions—a country's affluence and its vulnerability to climate risks—as key factors underlying cross-national differences… Expand
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