Facebook Adds New Volunteer Features for Earth Day, Shares New Data on Climate Change Awareness

Earth Day is coming up next week, and to mark the event, Facebook is adding some new volunteer features to promote community participation, as well as new data that underlines the need for increased action on improving climate change awareness.

As per Facebook:

“Earth Day marks the anniversary of the start of the environmental movement that began in 1970. Today, we need to address global challenges like the climate crisis. We believe that connecting people with credible and creative content can help them learn more about an issue and inspire them to get involved.”

Underlining the need for education, Facebook recently conducted a survey in more than 30 countries, in partnership with the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, which revealed that more than three-quarters of people now believe that climate change is happening, “but fewer understand it is caused mostly by human activities”.

In addition, some 60% of respondents indicated that they want more information about climate change. Read more…..


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