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.
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.
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.
Global Support for Principle of Free Expression, but Opposition to Some Forms of Speech
Americans Especially Likely to Embrace Individual Liberties
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 […]
Global Concern about Climate Change, Broad Support for Limiting Emissions
U.S., China Less Worried; Partisan Divides in Key Countries
Deep Divisions in Turkey as Election Nears
But Turks Share Negative Views of Foreign Powers
Canadians Satisfied with U.S. Relationship
Most Have Positive View of U.S. but Disagree with Americans over Keystone Pipeline
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.
Modbama: A Budding Bromance
As the American and Indian publics warm toward one another, a head of state affinity may lead to stronger ties.
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.
Corruption, Pollution, Inequality Are Top Concerns in China
Many Worry about Threats to Traditions and Culture
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.
The Modi Bounce
Indians Give Their Prime Minister and Economy High Marks, Worry about Crime, Jobs, Prices, Corruption
Health Care, Education Are Top Priorities in Sub-Saharan Africa
Most Are Optimistic about Economic Future
Americans’ Concerns about China: Economics, Cyberattacks, Human Rights Top the List
Republicans Especially Likely to See Threats from China
How Asia-Pacific Publics See Each Other and Their National Leaders
Japan Viewed Most Favorably, No Leader Enjoys Majority Support
Declining Ratings for Mexico’s Peña Nieto
Fewer Say Government Is Making Progress against Drug Cartels
NATO’s Rot From Within
A worrying percentage of European publics don’t want to honor the fundamental tenet of the Atlantic alliance.
Russia, Putin Held in Low Regard around the World
Russia’s Image Trails U.S. across All Regions
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.
Global Publics: Economic Conditions Are Bad
But Positive Sentiment Rebounding in Europe, Japan, U.S.
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
Extremism Concerns Growing in West and Predominantly Muslim Countries
Worries Especially Widespread in Western Europe and U.S.
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.
Climate Change Seen as Top Global Threat
Americans, Europeans, Middle Easterners Focus on ISIS as Greatest Danger
A Global Middle Class Is More Promise than Reality
From 2001 to 2011, Nearly 700 Million Step Out of Poverty, but Most Only Barely
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
Iran’s Global Image Mostly Negative
Israel, Arab States Share Unfavorable View of Middle East Neighbor
NATO Publics Blame Russia for Ukrainian Crisis, but Reluctant to Provide Military Aid
In Russia, Anti-Western Views and Support for Putin Surge