Ipsos Global Trends

science

Familiarity with science

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

I feel fairly well informed about science and scientific developments

Familiarity with science

Consequences of scientist’s work

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

Scientists often try new things without thinking about the consequences

 Consequences of scientist’s work

Principles of uncertainty – the public and environmental scientists

Scientists tend to enjoy high levels of public trust, but on the environment, the global public is finely split – 47% agree that “even the scientists don’t really know what they are talking about on environmental issues”, and 44% disagree.

Young, healthy and happy?

Around the world, a majority of us say that the older we get, the more we worry about our health – a 14 percentage point increase since we last asked the question three years ago.

Opinions of scientists on the environment

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

Even the scientists don’t really know what they are talking about on environmental issues

Opinions of scientists on the environment