Tag Archive for 'YouGov'

Majority of the British public want more wind farms built

October 22nd, 2012 by RenewableUK

An independent opinion poll published by YouGov shows that a clear majority of the British public want more wind farms to be built. Fifty-five percent of those questioned say the number of UK wind farms should be higher than it is at present. Fourteen percent say it should be maintained at current levels. The survey […]

Helping others does you good

June 9th, 2012 by Mental Health Foundation

The UK charity, Mental Health Foundation, has published its Doing Good? report. The report highlights the impact that helping others has on people’s mental health and well-being, following a public attitude survey which showed that people believe society has become more selfish. The UK faces challenging and unstable times with volatile economic markets and job […]

British public support expansion of wind power

December 13th, 2011 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, the trade association for the wind, wave & tidal industry, has welcomed the most recent in a string of polls that have demonstrated public support for the expansion of wind power. A poll commissioned by The Sunday Times and carried out by YouGov found that 56% of the public think that Britain should use […]

Business leaders and politicians take note, sustainability is what British youth wants

March 20th, 2011 by Global Action Plan

Research amongst 16-24 year olds shows that young people are refreshingly optimistic about achieving a sustainable future, although in some areas, such as reducing their meat intake, many are not ready to change their ways yet. In the first initiative of its kind, Global Action Plan, the environment charity that works with young people, business […]