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The public's climate change views: strong beliefs but low salience

Crawley, Sam, Coffé, Hilde and Chapman, Ralph (2020) The public's climate change views: strong beliefs but low salience. British Policy and Politics at LSE (10 Jan 2020), 1 - 4. Blog Entry.

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What does the British public think about climate change? Is there strong public pressure on politicians to enact policy to bring down emissions? Drawing on online survey data, Sam Crawley, Hilde Coffé and Ralph Chapman explain that there are five climate change opinion 'publics'. The two largest publics have strong beliefs that climate change is occurring, but view it as a low salience issue.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2020 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2020 13:24
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2021 23:25

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