4 August 2017   Leave a comment

The Pew Research Center has done a poll in 38 countries on which issues or nations represent the greatest security threats.  Not surprisingly, the major concerns vary across different regions and different economic conditions.  In many countries, the US is regarded as a greater security threat than some other countries.  Generally speaking, countries with poorly performing economies tend to think that the condition of the global economy is a security threat.  But the most striking finding is how many people in the world regard climate change a a major threat.

                                           Infographic: Even Some Allies Fear America | Statista

 

Researchers at the Finnish Meteorological Institute have made a graphic that illustrates global warming in the 20th century.  The graphic clearly indicates that the phenomenon is truly global and not just a local phenomenon.  The graphic also shows that the process of warming seems to be accelerating.

 

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Posted August 4, 2017 by vferraro1971 in World Politics

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