In one of those pieces of research, majority of people agreed that rich nations should do more than poor nations to address climate change. It was estimated that 54% agree with the statement “Rich countries, such as the USA, Japan and Germany should do more than developing countries because they have produced most of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions so far.”
Moreover, there is a discrepancy across the regions in terms of people who estimate that climate change is a significant problem. A global median of 54% believes climate change is a very serious problem. Latin Americans and sub-Saharan Africans are particularly worried about climate change. Unfortunately, although in America and China there is the highest overall carbon dioxide emissions, its citizens are less concerned.
Nowadays “software eats the world” as Marc Andreessen coined the phrase, and we cannot imagine the time when we worked, processed the information, learned, communicated and lived without technology.
Because virtual reality is so immersive and engaging, even the topics like climate change can be tackled successfully and observed from a new angle, just as it happens in the real world.
Here are three ways how virtual reality contributes to better understanding of climate change: