Nigeria Survey

The findings of a survey conducted in 2015 of 379 public officials and university students in Lagos State and Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria showed that most of those surveyed (about 340 individuals) believed that human activities were a significant cause of climate change.

Knowledge of Global Warming and Climate Change among Rural Folks
A survey conducted in 2012 of 120 farmers and other residents of four rural communities in Cross River State, Nigeria sought to assess the level of awareness of climate change causes and mitigation/adaptation strategies. More than 80 of the respondents were aware of climate change and about 80 individuals believed that human activities could induce climate change (Egbe and others, 2013). Environmental education and sensitization by the civil society sector in the rural communities were the main source of local knowledge of climate change issues.

Knowledge of Climate Change among Public Officials and University Students
The findings of a survey conducted in 2015 of 379 public officials and university students in Lagos State and Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria showed that most of those surveyed (about 340 individuals) believed that human activities were a significant cause of climate change. They were more aware of local climate change impacts than of the effects across Nigeria; and their personal experience influenced their knowledge of and attitudes towards climate change (Ojomo and others, 2015).

Knowledge of Climate Change among Urban Residents
A survey was conducted in 2015 of 200 residents of urban parts of Ibadan in Oyo State, Nigeria. The results of the study which assessed respondents’ knowledge of global warming and mitigation measures indicate that while most respondents had significant knowledge of global warming, they were indifferent as to its importance. (Adio-Moses and Aladejana, 2015).

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The research paper on knowledge of global warming and climate change amsong rural folks is available at: http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/jsd/article/viewFile/34484/19647

The research paper on knowledge of climate change among public officials and university students can be found at: www.mdpi.com/2076-3298/2/4/435/pdf

The research paper on knowledge of climate change among urban residents is available at: http://www.abrmr.com/myfile/best_track/conference_24447.pdf