The survey by Novus is the fourth global poll to be commissioned by the Stockholm-based Global Challenges Foundation, tracking attitudes to global risks and cooperation in Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, India, Russia, South Africa, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States.
In spite of the focus on the coronavirus pandemic, two countries in this year’s survey, Germany and Sweden, cited climate change as the most urgent global risk. Russians were most concerned about weapons of mass destruction and South Africans said extreme poverty was the most pressing threat.
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