Climate & Environment

Only one in seven Irish people think climate change will impact them

New research from Dóchas also reveals low levels of knowledge about the UN’s sustainable development goals among the Irish public

A woman with placard and poster on global strike for climate change. Picture: Getty

Only 14 per cent of the Irish public think climate change will have a significant impact on them personally, according to a new survey.

The Dóchas survey also found that only 12 per cent of people know what the United Nations’ sustainable development goals (SDGs) are.

Dóchas is a network for international development and humanitarian organisations working in development, human rights and global justice. The research was produced in partnership with the Development Engagement Lab ...