Two-thirds of citizens around the world agree that climate change is as serious as Covid-19
At the beginning of 2020, eight in every ten (80%) online South Africans believed that the average temperatures would increase during the year to come. This opinion was shared by 77% of citizens across the world surveyed at the time. (Ipsos South Africa press release “Predictions 2020”, published on 20 January 2020.)
Online South Africans have more confidence in government than in business when it come to Covid-19
A majority of online South Africans are confident that the national government is effectively addressing the threat posed by the spread of the coronavirus, even as lockdowns and closures force millions to isolate themselves. They also expressed their confidence in international institutions in handling the crisis.