Scottish CO2 Emissions Survey

Co2 Emissions Research | Environmental Research | Emissions Scotland | British Lung Foundation | Scottish Government | Censuswide

Reactive Research,

Holyrood Environment Committee,

Net-Zero Gas Emissions


Holyrood’s Environment Committee wished to advise the Scottish Government that new plans were needed to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions.


Censuswide research tested public understanding of the current “climate emergency” called by Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.

Public Understanding,

Scottish Public,

Climate emergency

Issue in Understanding,

Clear Educational Barriers,

Green Party Backed


The Scottish CO2 emissions survey demonstrated clear gaps in public understanding around the causes of emissions. And although the public wanted to take action and change lifestyles, many cited education barriers. With calls for a streamlined information channel, the government’s role was clear.

Our work was covered in The Scotsman, The Herald, The Sun, The Press and Journal, The Courier and Daily Record. Another boost came when the Scottish Green Party publicly backed the results.

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