This week, our latest research note, Climate Inaction Harms Reputation, featured in an article by Euronews reporter Rosie Frost. The article covered the public's response to many wealthy individuals' extraterrestrial activities, which have created a lot of headlines and discussions across social media.
- Almost three quarters of the public believe wealthy individuals should pay more tax to cover the costs of climate change - only 8 per cent said that ultra high wealth individuals were already contributing enough. This outstrips the proportion of the public who back higher taxes on the rich generally.
- Billionaires like Bezos and Musk claim that their research in outer space is helping to minimise the environmental impact of rocket launches and develop technology that can help with the climate crisis.
- Jordan Greenaway is quoted as saying "younger people are more likely to feel a sense of collective responsibility for tackling, overcoming, and solving the climate crisis."
View original coverage: Euronews →