A more significant result among those under 34 (35%) and among women (25%) is shown by a survey of 2,000 Belgians carried out by Imagine magazine and the Dedicated Institute.
More than seven out of ten Belgians also believe that Europe, and Belgium in particular, has “a lack of expectation to diversify our energy mix”.
Regarding climate change, 43% believe that “the planet will warm by 2.5 to 4ºC by the end of the century, which will initiate irreversible processes for living things on Earth and will force human societies to reorganize in depth”, but 13% think it is “a natural phenomenon” and 11% “makes no sense”.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) estimates that the average increase in land surface temperature in 2100 compared to the period 1986-2005 will range from 0.3 to 1.7ºC for the most ambitious emission reduction scenarios and 2.6 to 4.8ºC for at least. ambitious scenarios
The ban on intra-European flights “where there are train/bus alternatives” is supported by one in two Belgian citizens, with differences between Walloons (56%), Flemish (42%) and Brussels residents (61%).