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Protecting the environment – Eurobarometer survey Brussels, 3 March 2020 European Commission - Questions and answersHow important is the environment for Europeans?• The majority of Europeans say that protecting the environment is very important to thempersonally.• More than nine in ten respondents (94%) say that protecting the environment is important to thempersonally, including just over half (53%) who say it is very important.• According to the survey, citizens consider climate change (53%), air pollution (46%) and thegrowing amount of waste (46%) the most important environmental issues.Is there concern about the impact of environmental issues on daily life and health?• More than three-quarters of Europeans (78%) agree that environmental issues have a direct effecton their daily life and their health.• Almost nine in ten (88%) are worried about the environmental impact of microplastics, and asimilar proportion (89%) are worried about the impact of plastic products on the environment...