A team from Cardiff University have produced an assessment of public opinion on climate change, including a study of people who had been recently flooded. Britons are increasingly likely to believe that the climate is changing, and that the change is driven by human activity. As one might expect, the study showed that people who had experienced flooding were more likely to view climate change as a major, near-term threat.
- Cardiff University: Public perceptions of climate change in Britain following the winter 2013/2014 flooding (pdf, 1.8 MB)
- Cardiff University: Understanding risk
- IPSOS Mori: Public perceptions of climate change in Britain following the winter 2013/14 flooding
- The Guardian: British belief in climate change on the rise, research finds