This is a collection of research entitled “Attitudes to global risks and governance” commissioned by the Global Challenges Foundation, the organization responsible for the $5 Million Challenge Prize.
“In 2017, ComRes conducted an international survey for the Global Challenges Foundation capturing the views of the general public on global risks and global cooperation. An online survey was conducted in Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, India, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States, and the data were weighted to be representative of the population in each of the countries by age, gender and region. In the research, global catastophic risks were de ned as hypothetical events or threats that could in ict serious damage
to 10% of humanity, or more, on a worldwide level, whether immediately or in the future.”