UN Climate Change Conference: Hearing the public's voice

New Ipsos MORI research sheds light on the public's attitudes towards the Paris climate change conference and what action should be taken.

UN Climate Change Conference: Hearing the public's voice

New Ipsos MORI research sheds light on the public’s attitudes towards the Paris climate change conference and what action should be taken. This slide pack explores public attitudes towards:

  • Whether the UK government should sign up to a legally binding agreement to combat climate change at COP21
  • Climate change as a spending priority for the UK government, the trade off with other priorities such as education and healthcare and who has responsibility for taking action
  • Support for Government action on climate change dependent on its implications for economic growth
  • Investment in helping developing countries respond to climate change vs. a domestic focus or not at all
  • Concern about climate change, its causes and the evidence base, including how we compare to other nations around the world  

This research brings the public voice into the debate at a time when nations from across the world are meeting in Paris to agree how collective action can be taken to combat climate change, and shows whether there is a mandate for action.  

Technical note

The research has been collected from different research projects, and consists of data collected from various methodologies. Fieldwork dates and methodology is shown on each slide.

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