This summary is provided by the IPR ESG & Purpose Research Library.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) examined characteristics and beliefs associated with climate risk perceptions and preferences for climate policies.

An online survey was conducted between July 5 – Aug. 11, 2022.

Key findings include:
1.) The share of people who think that climate change will affect their lives tends to be higher in emerging market economies, many of which are more vulnerable to climate change.
2.) Up to 50% of respondents in some countries had neutral or no opinions about the need for policy action.
3.) 60% of respondents in Colombia, Mexico, and the Philippines perceive the personal effects of climate change to be imminent.
–This is compared to 20% in The Netherlands and Norway.

Find the original report here.

Heidy Modarelli handles Growth & Marketing for IPR. She has previously written for Entrepreneur, TechCrunch, The Next Web, and VentureBeat.
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