As of August 2022, the College of Cardinals will have 132 voting members, 40% of whom are European, down from 52% in 2013.
A median of 55% of adults in 18 surveyed countries have confidence in Kamala Harris to do the right thing regarding world affairs.
Much larger shares of people in most nations see China’s influence growing than say the same of the United States.
Large majorities in most of the 19 countries surveyed have negative views of China, but relatively few say bilateral relations are bad.
Nearly half of Americans (47%) say that the United States’ influence in the world has been getting weaker in recent years.
Only 13% of Americans think the U.S. garners more respect internationally now than in the past, while 19% think it’s as respected as ever.
Most say U.S. is reliable partner, and ratings for Biden are mostly positive – although down significantly from last year.
More than nine-in-ten Poles see Russia as a major threat and have no confidence at all in Putin
In nearly all of the 44 advanced economies we analyzed, consumer prices have risen substantially since pre-pandemic times.
Yet renewable sources, like wind and solar, remain Americans’ overall priority for domestic production.