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Climate Decision Maker Survey

  1. 1. Climate Decision Maker Survey WAVE 2 Results Presentation to Local Government Sessions 9 December 2008 Konin
  2. 2. A Unique Ground-Up View of the Climate File – Focused on Solutions <ul><li>Public opinion polls have shown unprecedented public engagement </li></ul><ul><li>THIS survey tracks the views of professionals in position to make or influence large decisions in their organizations and society </li></ul><ul><li>A unique ground-up view of the barriers and opportunities on climate </li></ul><ul><li>Online survey conducted Nov 10th to Dec 1st 2008 by invitation </li></ul><ul><li>A good balance of respondents across all geographies and all sectors – first 1,000 respondents are from 115 countries </li></ul>Fills a Void in Information
  3. 3. Themes <ul><li>Synergies between climate action and development </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptation is becoming more and more important </li></ul><ul><li>Cities have an essential role to play </li></ul>
  4. 4. Equitable Economic Development and Significant Progress in Combating Climate Change Can Be Achieved Simultaneously 2008
  5. 5. Prioritizing Factors Contributing to Climate Change Solutions “ High Priority (4+5),” Over Next Five Years, 2008 – Part 1
  6. 6. Prioritizing Factors Contributing to Climate Change Solutions “ High Priority (4+5),” Over Next Five Years, 2008 – Part 2
  7. 7. Preferred Allocation of Country’s Climate Change Budget Mean Percentages, Mitigation vs Adaptation, 2008
  8. 8. Priority of Adaptation Measures “ High Priority (4+5),” 2008
  9. 9. Importance of Improving Measures to Protect Human Health From the Effects of Climate Change Through Various Vectors “ Important (4+5),” 2008
  10. 10. Importance of Improving Measures Against Food Quality/Security to Protect Human Health From the Effects of Climate Change “ Most Important” or “Important,” by Region, 2008
  11. 11. Importance of Improving Measures Against Water Availability/Quality to Protect Human Health From the Effects of Climate Change “ Most Important” or “Important,” by Region, 2008
  12. 12. Organizational Performance in Developing Communicating, or Promoting Climate Adaptation Solutions “ Effective (4+5),” 2008
  13. 13. About the Climate Decision Makers Survey <ul><li>The Climate Decision Makers Survey is unique. It tracks the views of professionals that are in positions to make or influence large decisions regarding climate change in their organizations and society. It provides an essential ground-up view of the barriers and opportunities facing global society’s response to climate change. </li></ul><ul><li>GlobeScan, in partnership with the World Bank, UNEP, IUCN, IDRC, the World Energy Council, WBCSD, The Centre, ICLEI, and the COM+ Alliance will be conducting regular surveys with climate change decision makers. The results of these studies will be broadly publicized to help guide climate change decision making in all sectors. </li></ul><ul><li>This report analyzes the findings from the second wave of research conducted from November 10, 2008 to December 1, 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Notes to Readers </li></ul><ul><li>Unless otherwise noted, all figures in charts are percentages. </li></ul><ul><li>Totals percentages may not add to 100 because of rounding. </li></ul><ul><li>In the case of bar charts, white space typically represents the portion of experts who either answered “do not know” or did not answer at all (i.e., DK/NA). </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>For more information, contact : </li></ul><ul><li>Eric Whan </li></ul><ul><li>Director, SD and Environment </li></ul><ul><li>GlobeScan Incorporated </li></ul><ul><li>65 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 900 </li></ul><ul><li>Toronto, Canada M4T 2Y3 </li></ul><ul><li>tel: +1 416.969.3087 </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile: +1 426.500.6405 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.GlobeScan.com </li></ul>GlobeScan Incorporated subscribes to the standards of the World Association of Opinion and Marketing Research Professionals (ESOMAR). ESOMAR sets minimum disclosure standards for studies that are released to the public or the media. The purpose is to maintain the integrity of market research by avoiding misleading interpretations. If you are considering the dissemination of the findings, please consult with us regarding the form and content of publication. ESOMAR standards require us to correct any misinterpretation. Project: 2286, GlobeScan®

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