A majority of Tanzanians who are aware of climate change say it is making life worse in their country, a new Afrobarometer survey shows.
While fewer than half of citizens say they have heard of climate change, perceptions of its adverse effects have increased by 23 percentage points since 2021.
Among those who have heard of climate change, a majority of citizens say the government is doing a good job of trying to limit it. But they see addressing climate change as a collective responsibility, and they want greater engagement on the issue by business and industry, developed nations, and ordinary citizens as well as the government.
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