According to a survey carried out by the Israel Democracy Institute, it turns out that Israelis by and large are not deniers of global warming and are very aware and concerned about the risks. Hila Shoef Kollwitz, a researcher at IDI who worked on the survey, told reporter Arieh O’Sullivan that despite the willingness to engage in a process of reducing carbon emissions and pollution, it was not going to be a major consideration for any voters in either local or national elections.