Climate Asia is the world’s largest study of people’s everyday
experience of climate change. The project surveyed 33,500 people across
7 Asian countries, including 5,062 households, and among these 223
opinion-formers, in 3 large areas of China. Nine community assessments
were also conducted across the country.
Using both quantitative and qualitative research, a picture was built of
how different groups of people in China live and deal with change. This
includes their values, livelihoods, use of food, water and energy,
family life, worries, what they watch and listen to, whom they trust the
most, what they hope for in future, and the environmental changes they
have noticed or deal with already.
This report (in English and Simplified Chinese) presents the findings
Copsey, T.; Hoijtink, L.; Shi, X.; Whitehead, S. China: How the people of China live with climate change and what communication can do. BBC Media Action, London, UK 61 pp.