The 10 most serious problems in the world from the perspective of the 10X generation

For the third year in a row, thousands of young people participating in the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Survey believe climate change is the most serious issue affecting the world today. Nearly half (48.8%) of survey participants chose climate change as their top concern, and 78.1% said they would be willing to change their lifestyle to protect the environment.

Survey respondents also agreed on the causes of climate change. More than 91% of respondents responded “agree” and “strongly agree” with the statement “science has proven that humans are responsible for climate change”. Contrary to the notion that the 10X generation Today, “indifferent and selfish” many people are deeply concerned about global problems and determined to solve them.

Here are the 10 most serious problems from the world’s perspective. Young generation:

1. Climate change (48.8%)

Protesters are calling for major economic and political change to curb global warming on Broadway on September 22, 2014 in New York.

2. Large-scale conflicts/wars (38.9%)

Libyan forces under United Nations support for shelling the positions of Muslim militants in Sirte on August 15, 2016.

3. Inequality (income discrimination) (30.8%)

Approx. The gap between the upper class and the lower class is getting wider and wider in America.

4. Poverty (29.2%)

Photo of children playing in a landfill in the largest complex most notorious for violence and poverty in Rio de Janeiro just weeks before the 2016 Olympic Games.

5. Religious conflicts (23.9%)

In Germany, Yazidi people and friends and family in Iraq and Syria calls for an end to ISIS’ violence.

6. Government accountability and transparency/corruption issues (22.7%)

Protesters wearing faces representing former prime minister Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (left) and former president President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil during a protest calling for Mr. Rousseff’s dismissal on December 13// 2015.

7. Food and clean water safety (18.2%)

A protester in Flint Michigan is holding up a sign criticizing the city’s water pollution crisis that has become a federal emergency

8. Lack of education (15.9%)

Students studying in a temporary classroom in Nepal a year after a historic earthquake killed more than 9,000 people.

9. Safety/ Security/ Social Welfare (14.1%)

One person Men in Helsinki waving the Finnish flag. Finland is considered one of the happiest countries in the world according to the World Happiness report.

10. Lack of economic opportunity and unemployment (12 1%)

Workers people are waiting for the opportunity jobs at a job introduction center in Yiwu, Zhejiang province, China on December 18, 2015.

Huu Nguyen

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