By the numbers: Climate confidence
About half or more residents of more than a dozen nations think their own country is doing a good job dealing with global climate change, according to polling by Pew Research Center.
Why it matters: The United Nations climate summit began Sunday — kicking off two weeks of international debate about what the world is doing to slow climate change and deal with its impact.
- President Biden arrives Monday, eager to tout a domestic spending bill that would allocate $555 billion to addressing climate change.
By the numbers: Just under half of Americans say the U.S. is doing a good job at dealing with climate change.
- That's the lowest percentage for the countries polled, except for South Korea and Taiwan, according to Pew.
- However, people in other countries are less positive about the U.S.' actions on climate change. Most European adults see the U.S. as doing a bad job addressing addressing the issue, including three out of four Germans and Swedes, according to Pew.
- People in Singapore and New Zealand are most confident in their response to climate change, with a third of Singaporeans saying they are doing a "very good" job.
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