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WORLD: UN launches world’s biggest survey of public opinion on climate change.

WORLD: UN launches world’s biggest survey of public opinion on climate change.

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 Today, celebrities and youth activists met with UN officials, governments and civil society to launch Mission 1.5, a campaign that aims to bridge the gap between people and governments on ambitious climate action. Mission 1.5 aims to give 20 million people around the world the opportunity to have their say on ways to limit climate change that they want to see adopted by government leaders. The campaign, led by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), hopes to address the disconnect between citizens and governments that has seen a groundswell of public opinion by citizens around the world, including school strikes and mass protests.  The campaign is built around an internet and mobile-based video game, developed by UNDP alongside experts in game develop...