Eight in ten Canadians believe federal aid for business and industry should be tied to efforts to protect the environment.
Energy and Environment
Our team looks at past trends in Canadian attitudes toward environmental issues, to explore how opinions may be shifting in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our recently updated tracking study on energy issues reveals that a majority of Canadians continue to support the development of the oil sands and the construction of pipelines to move product.
Tony Coulson and Sarah Roberton discuss current Canadian attitudes towards climate change and carbon pricing based on years of Environics Research tracking.
For more than a decade, Environics has been tracking Canadian opinions about the environment, climate change and related issues.
The Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) has released a fact sheet based on an Environics Research survey showing 72 percent of Canadians agree that “in the next federal budget, funding for federal government science programs should be restored to what it was in 2011.”
With the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline placed in limbo, the majority of Canadians still agree with the federal government’s belief that economic vitality and environmental protection support each other instead of being mutually opposed.
Watch our VP of Corporate and Public Affairs, Sarah Roberton and Pollution Probe CEO Ingrid Thompson use a SWOT analysis to discuss Canadians’ opinions and behaviour about climate change and a sustainable future.
What caused the death of TransCanada's Energy East pipeline proposal? Some say it was government and the regulatory process, some blame the economy and others the environmentalists.