41% of adults in Ireland agree that the COVID-19 pandemic has made them more aware of environmental issues.
35% agree that they have become more concerned about environmental issues since COVID-19.
Following the new changes in Government Restrictions to limit the spread of Covid-19 in Ireland, iReach has surveyed adults in Ireland to determine their views on this matter and the impact that COVID-19 has had on the environment. The nationwide survey ran between 3rd September and 10th September and received over 1,000 responses from adults on a nationally representative basis by age, region and gender.
- Over 1 in 4 (27%) agree that it is more difficult to be environmentally conscious during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- 41% agree that the COVID-19 pandemic has made them more aware of environmental issues
- 35% agree that they have become more concerned about environmental issues since COVID-19.
- 36% agree they have had to prioritise other things over positive environmental actions since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
- 7 in 10 (70%) adults have made a conscious effort to support local businesses due to the impact of COVID-19.
Commenting on the research, Oisin Byrne iReach MD states “While Covid-19 is the main concern amongst adults in Ireland, attitudes to environmental issues remain important and is in fact is increasing awareness of environmental issues as well as increasing concerns about such issues”.
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iReach Insights provides a range of research and market intelligence services in Ireland and Europe. iReach has built a Consumer Decisions Research Panel of 40,000 members in Ireland, delivering robust research insights. The survey questions were included in the Nationally Representative iReach Consumer Decisions Omnibus run between the 3rd and the 10th of September 2020 and has a 3% Confidence Interval and 95% Confidence Level.
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