Engagement with Climate Change:

Please take 8 minutes to complete our survey – your participation is extremely helpful and allows us to understand the extent to which organisations involved in the Climate Beacons for COP26 project have been successful in engaging their network with climate change. You are invited to take this survey as you subscribe to the newsletter or social media of one or more organisations involved in the Beacons project.
Privacy & Data Protection: All Agencies will process all data in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and data will be held securely and only for as long as is required by the project. The Agencies will not make any unauthorised disclosure of this information and will only share it with the other Agencies for the purposes of response analysis. Anonymised responses may be used as data for project publications and further academic research, including publications. In the context of this project, ‘Agencies’ refers to the following agencies: Creative Carbon Scotland, Climate Beacons for COP26 Coordinating Partners, and Climate Beacons for COP26 hubs. By submitting this post-event reflection to Creative Carbon Scotland you give your informed consent. If you have further questions, please contact: emma.hall@creativecarbonscotland.com

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* 1. Many governments, including the Scottish Government, are committed to achieving ‘net zero’. How much, if anything, do you know about this concept?

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* 2. What should Scotland focus on to achieve net-zero emissions by 2045?

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* 3. To achieve net-zero by 2045, the Scottish Government has set interim targets. What is the current emissions reduction target for 2030?

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* 4. How much, if at all, do you think climate change is currently affecting...

  A great deal  To some extent Not too much Not at all Don’t know
You and your family 
Your local area
People in Scotland as a whole
People in other countries

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* 5. How concerned, if at all, are you about climate change?

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* 6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements:

  Strongly agree  Agree Neither agree nor disagree Disagree Strongly disagree Don't know
I have the ability to make changes in my life that could help reduce climate change 
If everyone does their bit, we can reduce the effects of climate change
It’s not worth doing things to help reduce climate change if others don’t do the same
I understand what actions people like myself should take to help tackle climate change

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* 7. When you think about climate change, how do you feel?

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* 9. People have different views about actions that could be taken, to what extent do you support or oppose the following in Scotland:

  Strongly oppose   Tend to oppose Neither support nor oppose Tend to support Strongly support    Don’t know
The Scottish Government’s target to reduce Scotland's emissions to net zero by 2045
Additional charges for single use plastic items (e.g. drinks cups, food containers)
Legislation banning the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars
Investing public money now to prepare Scotland for the impacts of climate change (e.g. building flood defences)
Requiring homeowners to replace gas/oil-fired heating systems with more environmentally friendly options
Reducing the amount of land used for food production and instead using it for habitat restoration or carbon capture

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* 10. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements: 

Addressing climate change will...

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Provide people will a sense of purpose
Foster greater community spirit
Help tackle health inequalities
Improve people’s wellbeing
Improve Scotland’s economy through the creation of low-carbon jobs
Distribute wealth and resources more fairly

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* 11. Before today, had you heard about the Climate Beacons for COP26 project?

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