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Environment Protection: Public Opinion

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 16th July 2009.

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Photo of Peter Ainsworth Peter Ainsworth Conservative, East Surrey

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what publicly-funded research has been undertaken by his Department into (a) levels of public interest in and (b) public attitudes towards environmental issues in the last five years.

Photo of Dan Norris Dan Norris Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The list details the research projects that the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has undertaken to assess levels of public interest in and public attitudes towards environmental issues in the last five years.

This list includes projects commissioned by DEFRA's Sustainable Behaviours Unit and also projects commissioned through the Central Office of Information.

2004-05

Climate Change Desk Research (attitudes)

2005-06

Public Attitudes to Climate Change Waves 1, 2 and 3

Public tracking

2006-07

Public attitudes to Climate Change Waves 4 and 5

Youth Climate Change omnibus

Approach to ecosystems

Public understanding of sustainable finance and investment

Public understanding of sustainable consumption of food

Public understanding of sustainable energy consumption in the home

Public understanding of sustainable leisure and tourism

Public understanding of sustainable transport

2007-08

Public Understanding of Links between Climate Change and Energy and Food consumption in the Home

Per Capita Carbon Footprints

Public Understanding of Sustainable Clothing

Public attitudes to Climate Change Waves 6 and 7

Natural Environment Desk Research

Natural Environment Qualitative Research

DEFRA survey of public attitudes and behaviours towards the environment 2007

Carbon Offsetting Qualitative Research

Young People Climate Change Tracker

Public attitudes towards wildlife management

ACT ON CO2 Tracking

Desk research on conservation volunteering

2008- 09

Public Understanding of Sustainable Water Use in the Home

Public perceptions of short term actions government could take to mitigate climate change

Tracker survey of public attitudes and behaviours towards the environment 2009

Does this answer the above question?

Yes1 person thinks so

No0 people think not

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