Climate Change - Ignorance Test (2020)
Test how much you know about the Climate Emergency and expose any misconceptions you might hold.

Take the 20 questions.

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1) Climate Change has only occurred in the last 140 years.
1 point
2) Global Warming is only caused by natural factors.
1 point
3) Which country currently emits the most greenhouse gases?
1 point
4) How many human deaths per year does the World Health Organisation attribute to climate change?
1 point
5) How many degrees has global average sea surface temperatures increased by over the past 140 years?
1 point
6) As the average global temperature rises, average precipitation also increases.
1 point
7) The strongest and earliest impacts of climate change have been felt in ...
1 point
8) You'd need to go back more than 3 million years to find a period in earth's history that was warmer than today.
1 point
9) How much carbon does the average tree absorb during its full life-time?
1 point
10) What percentage of scientific evidence supports the idea that climate change is human induced?
1 point
11) In the UK, 15% of people take 70% of flights.
1 point
12) Globally, 80% of people have never flown on a plane.
1 point
13) What are the annual carbon emissions per capita in the UK?
1 point
14) What's the population of the USA?
1 point
15) We lack the collective will to address climate change because of the way our brains have evolved over the last two million years.
1 point
16) The bystander effect is the belief that someone else will deal with a crisis.
1 point
17) Each day the world burns 100 million barrels of oil.
1 point
18) In 2016, as part of the Paris Agreement, countries agreed to limit the increase of global average temperatures to 1.5oC.
1 point
19) 1 trillion tonnes is "humanity's carbon budget".
1 point
20) How many people are estimated to die from poor air quality in the UK each year?
1 point
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