Concern about genetically modified foods is widespread, with about half of people in 20 publics saying these foods are unsafe to eat.
Pope Francis made news recently by voicing his support for same-sex civil unions. The statement struck observers as a shift for the Vatican.
Across 13 countries, people’s assessments of how well their country had handled the coronavirus outbreak were closely tied to partisanship.
A median of 69% of adults across 20 global publics we surveyed are in favor of expanding the use of natural gas.
Amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, people around the world are still concerned by the threat of global climate change.
At least 20 nations preceded the U.S. in granting women the right to vote, according to an analysis of measures in 198 countries and territories.
A median of 75% across 14 surveyed countries say they have confidence in German Chancellor Angela Merkel to do the right thing regarding world affairs.
Majorities across 20 publics say government investments in scientific research are worthwhile and express a lot or some confidence in scientists to do what is right for the public.
This roundup of findings shows public views about science-related issues and the role of science in German society.
2020 has been a year unlike any in recent memory. Here's what people in 14 countries say about the state of the world amid the pandemic.