Protecting the environment important for 94% of Europeans

30 January 2018

Air pollution and the growing amount of waste are the most pressing environmental concerns of Europeans after climate change. More and more take individual action to help reduce our environmental footprint, but a growing number also wants the EU to address their environmental concerns, a new Eurobarometer survey finds.
Three years on from the most recent similar Eurobarometer survey, Europeans' concern about the environment remains invariably high, with 4 out of 5 saying that environmental issues affect their daily health and life. 90% say they are worried about the impact of chemicals present in everyday products (News Release European Commission, 18 December 2017).
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