Current Questions on Climate Policy 2020 (Cumulated Data Set)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Kantar, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
    • Natural Environment, Nature
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Environmental degradation/pollution and protection
  • Abstract

    Attitudes towards climate protection and evaluation of political measures for climate protection. Topics: Concerns about the possible consequences of climate change; assessment of the commitment of various actors to climate change (Federal government, industry, citizens); assessment of various political measures to protect the climate as useful (cheaper long-distance rail travel, higher taxes on air travel, state support for replacing old oil heating systems, higher commuter allowance, higher state purchase premium for electric cars, introduction of a CO2 tax on petrol, diesel, heating oil and natural gas, subsidies for electricity costs for low-income earners); current political measures are appropriate, go too far or do not go far enough); agreement on individual statements on climate protection (the state should prohibit climate-damaging behaviour, concern that I should restrict myself to climate protection in my everyday life in future, the current political measures on climate protection are an incentive for me to behave in a more climate-friendly way in my everyday life). Demography: sex; age; education; employment status; household size; number of persons aged 14 and over in the household; party preference; eligible to vote; household income (grouped); survey by mobile or landline phone. Additionally coded was: ID; weighting factor; date of interview; city size (BIK regions); federal state; survey area west/ east.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2020-01-22 / 2020-01-28
  • 2020-02-19 / 2020-02-26
  • 2020-03-18 / 2020-03-24
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Persons aged 14 years and over
Probability: Multistage
Time Dimension
  • Longitudinal: Trend/Repeated cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 35
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA7658 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 13 | Registration Date: 2020-09-30