While most people have similar levels of concern in regards to climate change, a gender gap exists in wealthier nations. Hani Zainulbhai, Pew Research Center, reports on the differences in concern between men and women.
In the United States, women are 17 percentage points more likely than men to say that climate change is a somewhat or very serious problem. Politics are believed to be a part of the reason for this divide:
For example, in the U.S., a higher share of women (52%) than men (44%) tends to lean Democratic. And by roughly three-to-one, supporters of the Democratic Party are more likely than Republicans to consider global climate change a very serious problem.
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