Commentary Nov. 30, 2015

Why Inking a Global Climate Deal Is Such a Tricky Business

It doesn’t help that only 18 percent of Chinese think climate change is a very serious problem.

Commentary Nov. 25, 2015

Asia’s views hold key to (lack of) climate change accord

Negotiators are gathering in Paris in the first two weeks of December to try to craft an international accord to deal with climate change.

Commentary Nov. 20, 2015

2015 Democracy Survey Presentation

This presentation examines global public opinion on democratic principles, including religious freedom, gender equality, a free press, free speech and competitive elections.

Survey Reports Nov. 18, 2015

Global Support for Principle of Free Expression, but Opposition to Some Forms of Speech

Americans Especially Likely to Embrace Individual Liberties

Commentary Nov. 5, 2015

2015 Climate Change Survey Presentation

This presentation examines global public opinion about climate change. Using the Pew Research Center’s spring 2015 Global Attitudes survey, issues such as concern about climate change and support for action on climate change are addressed. It is based on 45,435 face-to-face and telephone interviews in 40 countries with adults 18 and older conducted from March […]

Survey Reports Nov. 5, 2015

Global Concern about Climate Change, Broad Support for Limiting Emissions

U.S., China Less Worried; Partisan Divides in Key Countries

Survey Reports Oct. 15, 2015

Deep Divisions in Turkey as Election Nears

But Turks Share Negative Views of Foreign Powers

Survey Reports Oct. 6, 2015

Canadians Satisfied with U.S. Relationship

Most Have Positive View of U.S. but Disagree with Americans over Keystone Pipeline

Commentary Sep. 28, 2015

2015 India Survey Presentation

This presentation examines public opinion in India, including views of national conditions, issues affecting the country, Prime Minister Modi and national institutions.

Commentary Sep. 28, 2015

Modbama: A Budding Bromance

As the American and Indian publics warm toward one another, a head of state affinity may lead to stronger ties.

Commentary Sep. 25, 2015

Are Africans Optimistic About the Future?

As the world sets new development goals, sub-Saharan Africans see hope and challenges ahead — and say they still need aid.

Survey Reports Sep. 24, 2015

Corruption, Pollution, Inequality Are Top Concerns in China

Many Worry about Threats to Traditions and Culture

Commentary Sep. 21, 2015

Facebook’s ‘Dislike’ Button Is Going to Get a Lot of Use in Asia

When it comes to being friends and playing nice in Asia, there’s not a lot of love to go around.

Survey Reports Sep. 17, 2015

The Modi Bounce

Indians Give Their Prime Minister and Economy High Marks, Worry about Crime, Jobs, Prices, Corruption

Survey Reports Sep. 16, 2015

Health Care, Education Are Top Priorities in Sub-Saharan Africa

Most Are Optimistic about Economic Future

Survey Reports Sep. 9, 2015

Americans’ Concerns about China: Economics, Cyberattacks, Human Rights Top the List

Republicans Especially Likely to See Threats from China

Survey Reports Sep. 2, 2015

How Asia-Pacific Publics See Each Other and Their National Leaders

Japan Viewed Most Favorably, No Leader Enjoys Majority Support

Survey Reports Aug. 27, 2015

Declining Ratings for Mexico’s Peña Nieto

Fewer Say Government Is Making Progress against Drug Cartels

Commentary Aug. 6, 2015

NATO’s Rot From Within

A worrying percentage of European publics don’t want to honor the fundamental tenet of the Atlantic alliance.

Survey Reports Aug. 5, 2015

Russia, Putin Held in Low Regard around the World

Russia’s Image Trails U.S. across All Regions

Commentary Aug. 4, 2015

Legacy of WWII Still Evident in German and Japanese Public Opinion and Relevant Today in Dealing with Russia and China

As the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and the Japanese surrender ending World War II approaches the publics of former enemy nations have unresolved views of their country’s involvement in the largest military conflict in history.

Survey Reports Jul. 23, 2015

Global Publics: Economic Conditions Are Bad

But Positive Sentiment Rebounding in Europe, Japan, U.S.

Survey Reports Jul. 21, 2015

Latin Americans Approve of U.S. Re-establishing Diplomatic Ties with Cuba

But Publics Have Mixed Views of Cuba and Little Confidence in Raul Castro

Survey Reports Jul. 16, 2015

Extremism Concerns Growing in West and Predominantly Muslim Countries

Worries Especially Widespread in Western Europe and U.S.

Commentary Jul. 14, 2015

Mixed public response to America’s pivot to Asia

In the October 2011 edition of the journal Foreign Policy, then-U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wrote that the U.S. planned to pivot to Asia.

Survey Reports Jul. 14, 2015

Climate Change Seen as Top Global Threat

Americans, Europeans, Middle Easterners Focus on ISIS as Greatest Danger

Jul. 8, 2015

A Global Middle Class Is More Promise than Reality

From 2001 to 2011, Nearly 700 Million Step Out of Poverty, but Most Only Barely

Survey Reports Jun. 23, 2015

Global Publics Back U.S. on Fighting ISIS, but Are Critical of Post-9/11 Torture

Asian Nations Mostly Support TPP, Defense Pivot – but Also Value Economic Ties with China

Survey Reports Jun. 18, 2015

Iran’s Global Image Mostly Negative

Israel, Arab States Share Unfavorable View of Middle East Neighbor

Survey Reports Jun. 10, 2015

NATO Publics Blame Russia for Ukrainian Crisis, but Reluctant to Provide Military Aid

In Russia, Anti-Western Views and Support for Putin Surge