CommentaryFebruary 3, 2016

Will Europe and the United States Gang Up on China?

The test of whether to grant Beijing market-economy status may be an interesting clue as to the future of transatlantic relations.

CommentaryJanuary 29, 2016

American Fear of China Weighs on U.S. Election

Asia is once again on the minds of the leading U.S. presidential candidates and the American public. Americans’ negative views of China are as strong as they have ever been.

CommentaryJanuary 15, 2016

2016 Election: American Foreign and Economic Policy Views Presentation

This presentation examines Americans’ foreign and economic policy views in the context of the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

CommentaryJanuary 5, 2016

It’s the Foreign Policy, Stupid

Presidential elections are almost always about the economy. 2016 is shaping up to be an exception.

CommentaryDecember 15, 2015

Do Muslims around the world really hate the United States?

There’s a lot of anger out there toward America, but in some predominantly Muslim countries the trend lines are improving.

CommentaryDecember 3, 2015

Asia’s pivotal role at the Paris climate talks

This year, according to a new Pew Research Center survey, individuals around the world overwhelmingly say they are concerned about global warming.

PublicationsDecember 3, 2015

Wide Ideological Divides on Most Major Issues as Venezuela’s Elections Near

Venezuelans not keen to embrace Maduro or Chávez’s legacy

CommentaryDecember 3, 2015

Who is afraid of climate change?

New polling shows strong public support among Europeans for an agreement on greenhouse gas emissions in Paris.

CommentaryNovember 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.

CommentaryNovember 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.

CommentaryNovember 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.

Multi-section ReportsNovember 18, 2015

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

Americans Especially Likely to Embrace Individual Liberties

CommentaryNovember 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 […]

Multi-section ReportsNovember 5, 2015

Global Concern about Climate Change, Broad Support for Limiting Emissions

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

PublicationsOctober 15, 2015

Deep Divisions in Turkey as Election Nears

But Turks Share Negative Views of Foreign Powers

PublicationsOctober 6, 2015

Canadians Satisfied with U.S. Relationship

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

CommentarySeptember 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.

CommentarySeptember 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.

CommentarySeptember 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.

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 24, 2015

Corruption, Pollution, Inequality Are Top Concerns in China

Many Worry about Threats to Traditions and Culture

CommentarySeptember 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.

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 17, 2015

The Modi Bounce

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

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 16, 2015

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

Most Are Optimistic about Economic Future

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 9, 2015

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

Republicans Especially Likely to See Threats from China

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 2, 2015

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

Japan Viewed Most Favorably, No Leader Enjoys Majority Support

Multi-section ReportsAugust 27, 2015

Declining Ratings for Mexico’s Peña Nieto

Fewer Say Government Is Making Progress against Drug Cartels

CommentaryAugust 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.

Multi-section ReportsAugust 5, 2015

Russia, Putin Held in Low Regard around the World

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

CommentaryAugust 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.

Multi-section ReportsJuly 23, 2015

Global Publics: Economic Conditions Are Bad

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