Climate Change and
Public Perception in Brazil
To analyze the knowledge and concern of Brazilians’ on climate change and the yearly forest fires in the country, along with the goal of collecting data for organizations that focus their work and research on the climate.
To achieve this, the Institute for Technology and Society - ITS and the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication coordinated a nationwide study on the climate change and public perception in Brazil.
The research was conducted by IBOPE Inteligência (IBOPE Intelligence) with 2,600 interviewees of 18 years and over in the 5 regions of Brazil, between the 24th of September and the 16th of October in 2020. The interviews were by phone with an electronic questionnaire, using a C.A.T.I. system (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview).
The electronic questionnaire for collecting the data was translated and adapted from a nationwide climate perception study in the USA conducted by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication. Questions regarding Brazil were also included in the questionnaire, such as questions on the Amazon fires.
Ibope: Para maioria esmagadora de brasileiros, proteger meio ambiente é prioridade
El Latino Times
Proteger o meio ambiente é mais importante que crescimento econômico para 77% dos brasileiros, diz pesquisa
Preocupados com aquecimento, 77% dos brasileiros não querem crescimento que leve a dano ambiental
O Estado de São Paulo