Maybe populist political movements don’t have as much support as often presumed.
The global public favors cooperation between nations, thinks immigration is a good thing and believes climate scientists, according to a poll of 10,000 people in every region of the world.
The poll was commissioned by the World Economic Forum and will be discussed at panels at this year’s meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
People in Southeast Asia and Africa were the strongest believers in countries working together, with 88 percent saying it’s extremely or very important. The least enthusiastic region was Western Europe, where 61 percent held that view. Worldwide, the figure was 76 percent, and in North America 70 percent.