More Europeans vote climate if exposed to extremes

Voters across Europe with personal experience of climate extremes are more likely to vote for Green parties.

by Roman Hoffmann, 07/02/2022 in Eureka Alert
Experience of climate extremes increase Green voting in Europe: What role do experiences with climate change and extreme events play in shaping environmental attitudes and to what extent can they explain the recent rise in environmental concerns and willingness to vote for Green parties across Europe? IIASA researchers set out to investigate these and related issues in a new study just published in Nature Climate Change.

For draft of full article in Nature Climate Change, see preprint in Research Square

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