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Germany multinational utility E.ON in partnership with KantarEMNID has released the results of a study conducted to understand what citizens in 10 EU countries feel about the effects of climate change.

According to the study:

  • 43% of people feel are defenceless about the effects of climate change. They say they have little or no protection against the effects.
  • Most concerned are (58%) Italians and the (56%) Romanians and in Germany, 40% of people live in fear of climate change.
  • Only 22% of all Europeans believe they are well or very well protected from the effects of climate change. The British feel the most secure.
  • More than 70% of emissions are related to energy.

The survey ‘Living in Europe’ included 10,000 people in the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Sweden, Turkey and the UK.