What scares you more? Climate change or ISIS?

July 20, 2015 by  
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When you lie awake at night worrying about the world, what grips your intestines with fear? Lack of money? California’s drought and food shortages ? Or do you have nightmares filled with orange suits and gory ISIS reports? Well, here’s something we found interesting: for a new survey, the Pew Research Center asked this very same thing of 45,435 people in 40 different countries between March 25 and May 27, 2015. And the results are fairly predictable. Americans, who are among the least threatened by ISIS, are more afraid of the group than any other critical global issue. By the end of October last year, ISIS killed an estimated 24,000, according to the UN . That number has to be significantly higher now, but to put it in perspective, consider that climate change is expected to kill up to 600,000 each year by 2030 . Read the rest of What scares you more? Climate change or ISIS?

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