Our team looks at past trends in Canadian attitudes toward environmental issues, to explore how opinions may be shifting in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Running regularly since 2007, this biannual tracking study provides subscribers with important ongoing intelligence and insights into Canadian public opinion on environmental and energy issues.
By surveying a representative sample of 2,000 Canadians twice annually, we’re able to capture the full spectrum of Canadian perspectives on environmental issues as they evolve in response to domestic and global events, government and business initiatives, and economic conditions. Our Environmental Barometer reporting includes:
Our opinion tracking spans a range of environmental topics and draws on over a decade of public opinion data. Topics include public perceptions of:
The COVID-19 pandemic has completely altered the national conversation, but how has this shift affected Canadians’ views on the environment? Are Canadians more interested in planning ahead for climate change after seeing what happens when preparations are not made? Do Canadians support the idea of a “green recovery”? Will the public be asking more from the government or business in regard to this preparation? All of these questions will be explored in the upcoming edition of our Environmental Barometer.
Insights form this study give organizations – including governments, and the private and non-profit sectors – the understanding they need to bring Canadians on board with the transition to a low-emission, clean growth and sustainable society by answering questions like: