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1 September 2021

How public concern over climate change has surged

UK voters rank the environment as the second most important issue facing the country, behind Covid-19.

By Nick Ferris

Climate change and the environment is now a more important issue for voters than the economy, according to a long-running Ipsos Mori survey

The environment is now a more important issue for voters than the economy
Share of Ipsos Mori survey respondants saying "Pollution/Environment/Climate change" is a major issue facing Britain today