Australia Talks About Climate Change (On Twitter) More Than Any Other Country

Australia Talks About Climate Change (On Twitter) More Than Any Other Country

Ah, Twitter. The place where we go to avoid the comments by reading nothing but comments.

And what’s on the mind of Aussies in this, the season of our air being made of fire? Climate Change.

This map and chart were put together using a month’s worth of geotagged twitter data – that’s over a million tweets – by the folks over at ThunderBomb Surf Camp.

It shows which countries are talking the most about climate change, and Australia is well ahead of the pack.

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ThunderBomb explains:

The ranking is based on percentage of overall geotagged tweets that come out of each country. So instance, 6.5 per cent of ALL geotagged tweets coming from Australia are about climate change, as compared to a country like the United States, where 3.5 per cent are about climate change. So it is not strictly based on pure volume, and is a bit more accurate.