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- Feb 2023
Over 50% of people reported feeling powerless or helpless in the previously mentioned study.
- = eco-anxiety
- = climate change anxiety
- 50% of people reported feeling helpless
The survey — the largest of its kind — asked 10,000 young people in 10 countries how they felt about climate change and government responses to it.The results, released in a preprint on 14 September1, found that most respondents were concerned about climate change, with nearly 60% saying they felt ‘very worried’ or ‘extremely worried’. Many associated negative emotions with climate change — the most commonly chosen were ‘sad’, ‘afraid’, ‘anxious’, ‘angry’ and ‘powerless’ (see ‘Climate anxiety’). Overall, 45% of participants said their feelings about climate change impacted their daily lives.
- = climate anxiety
- = ecoanxiety
- feelings of = helplessness, = powerless