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Which threat stresses you out more: Climate change or terrorism?

The news is rife with existential, anxiety-provoking threats—but which one really keeps you up at night? Climate change is pretty terrifying. From mega storms and flooding coastal cities to the suffering and possible extinction of numerous animal species, not to mention humanity, our environmental crisis looks very grim. But then there's terrorism: mass shooters, homicidal drivers, and the not-so-insignificant chance some maniac gets hold of a nuke. Which threat stresses you out more? 🏭😱💣

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There's no way around it: climate change is terrifying AF. But at least you are not alone in your anxiety.

 I began to realize just how deeply and utterly the reality of climate change and the consequences that it will have on our planet disturbs me to my core.
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But the threat of random acts of violence is no picnic either. And it doesn't help that the media amplifies the danger of terrorism far out of proportion to its likelihood.

Americans ranked terrorism as two of their top 10 fears in 2016, despite its low death count.
FINAL RESULTS
Culture
Which threat stresses you out more: Climate change or terrorism?
A festive crown for the winner
#EnvironmentalFears
#TerrorismFears