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Climate change - Net Zero Nation - draft public engagement strategy: consultation analysis

Analysis of the responses to the public consultation on the climate change - Net Zero Nation: draft public engagement strategy, which sets out our framework for engaging the people of Scotland in the transition to a net zero nation which is prepared for the effects of our changing climate.


Appendix C: Quantitative summary of responses

Question

No of responses

% of all responses provided

No of no comment / not applicable / no answer

% of no comment / not applicable / no answer

Q1a. What are your views on the three objectives underpinning our approach to engagement on climate change?

153

86%

25

14%

Q1b. Do you think that any of these objectives should be removed or changed?

135

76%

43

24%

Q1c. Are there any objectives that you think should be included that are currently missing?

122

69%

56

31%

Q2a. What are your views on our seven principles for public engagement set out in Box 1?

149

84%

29

16%

Q2b. Do you think that any of these principles should be removed or changed?

121

68%

57

32%

Q2c. Are there any principles of good public engagement on climate change that you think are missing?

117

66%

61

34%

Q3a. Do you have any other comments on our overall approach?

93

52%

85

48%

Q4. What are your views on the opportunities and challenges for public engagement in the Green Recovery?

149

84%

29

16%

Q5. What are your views on our approach to communicating climate change policy?

159

89%

19

11%

Q6. Are you aware of any practical examples or case studies of good practice for communicating on climate change that could be useful for informing our approach?

118

66%

60

34%

Q7. What are your views on our approach to enabling participation in policy design?

139

78%

39

22%

Q8. Are you aware of any practical examples or case studies of good practice for enabling participation in decision-making that could be useful for informing our approach?

108

61%

70

39%

Q9. What are your views on our approach to encouraging action?

147

83%

31

17%

Q10. Are you aware of any practical examples or case studies of good practice for encouraging climate change action that could be useful for informing our approach?

110

62%

68

38%

Q11. How do you think COP26 can help deliver a positive legacy for people of Scotland and climate action?

145

81%

33

19%

Q12. How can we work with stakeholders and actors across Scotland to deliver our "people" theme for COP26.

120

67%

58

33%

Q13. Are there other initiatives that the Scottish Government should consider joining or supporting ahead of COP26?

102

57%

76

43%

Q14. What are your views on how our progress towards our objectives could be most effectively monitored and evaluated?

126

71%

52

29%

Q15. How regularly – and in what format – should we report on progress on the strategy?

119

67%

59

33%

Contact

Email: pesconsultation@gov.scot

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