Opinion Polls

In collaboration with the eupinions project of the Bertelsmann Foundation, Europe’s Stories
regularly conducts opinion polls with a representative sample from EU member states and the UK. 
Read our new September 2020 survey report and our March 2020 survey report.

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Source: eupinions survey, conducted in September 2020

Do you think the EU is doing enough to combat climate change?

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Source: eupinions survey, conducted in September 2020

Which of the following actions, if any, would you be ready to take to help combat climate change? (Select all that apply.)

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Source: eupinions survey, conducted in September 2020

Prior to the outbreak of Covid-19, on average how frequently did you fly within Europe?

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Source: eupinions survey, conducted in September 2020

To help combat climate change, would you support a ban on short flights to destinations that could be reached within 12 hours by train?

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Source: eupinions survey, conducted in September 2020

What conditions, if any, should national governments impose on state support for national airlines?

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Source: eupinions survey, conducted in September 2020

What are the main reasons you have a car for personal use, if you do? (Select all that apply.)

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Source: eupinions survey, conducted in September 2020

According to the European Commission, cars and vans are responsible for nearly 15% of EU carbon emissions. Which of the following policies would you be willing to support to reduce carbon emissions stemming from cars and vans? (Select all that apply.)

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Source: eupinions survey, conducted in September 2020

Which of the following obstacles, if any, most stands in the way of you reducing your meat consumption?

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Source: eupinions survey, conducted in September 2020

According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, livestock production is responsible for nearly 15% of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. What step, if any, are you prepared to take to reduce overall meat consumption?

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Source: eupinions survey, conducted in September 2020

In which of these venues, if any, would you accept the restriction of dietary choices to vegetarian and vegan only? (Select all that apply.)

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Source: eupinions survey, conducted in March 2020

Carbon emissions stemming from cars, planes and industries are an important driver of climate change. How quickly should EU countries reduce their carbon emissions in a joint effort?

Most Europeans think governments should bear the primary responsibility for addressing the climate crisis
Source: eupinions survey, conducted in March 2020

In Europe, who should bear the primary responsibility for addressing the climate crisis? (Choose up to 3 options.)

Most Europeans think governments should bear the primary responsibility for addressing the climate crisis
Source: eupinions survey, conducted in March 2020

Which measures, if any, would you be most willing to support to address rising global warming levels? Please select one.

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Source: eupinions survey, conducted in March 2020

“Authoritarian states are better equipped than democracies to tackle the climate crisis.”

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Source: eupinions survey, conducted in March 2020

What should governments do to encourage the transition away from fossil fuels? (Choose up to 3 options.)

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Source: eupinions survey, conducted in March 2020

How confident are you that in 10 years time you will have a job which allows you an adequate standard of living?

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Source: eupinions survey, conducted in March 2020

How confident are you that the next generation will have a job which allows them an adequate standard of living?

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Source: eupinions survey, conducted in March 2020

What do you regard as the main threat to jobs in your country? (Choose up to 3 options.)

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Source: eupinions survey, conducted in March 2020

To what extent do you support or oppose the EU's plans to make minimum wage compulsory in all member states?

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Source: eupinions survey, conducted in March 2020

To what extent do you agree or disagree that EU member states should pay all citizens a basic income, regardless of their employment status?