About 82 percent of Japanese are concerned about the environment and 80 percent are willing to change their lifestyles to curb global warming, according to a recent Cabinet Office opinion poll.

In the survey, which covered 5,000 people, 82.4 percent of the respondents said they are concerned about the environment, while 80 percent said they are working to curb global warming on a personal level, up 6 percentage points from a survey three years ago.

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