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Public perceptions of short term actions government should take to mitigate climate change - EV0504

This research will explore what further short term actions the public think the Government should take to mitigate climate change - particularly where these are perceived as a barrier to further individual action.

Research Questions:
1) What are the visible short term actions that people think government should take to mitigate climate change?
2) How does understanding of these short team actions develop and from where might future issues arise?
3) What process and sources of information inform the public’s awareness and understanding of government’s climate change policy and action?

The research involves primary (focus groups, online omnibus survey, stakeholder interviews) and secondary research (literature review, case studies).

Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2009

To: 2009

Cost: £119,103
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Policy Studies Institute
Behaviour change              
Social Research              
Fields of Study
Sustainable Consumption and Production