Nearly half of British people think the long-term effects of the pandemic will be positive for the environment

So far, do you think the coronavirus pandemic has generally had a positive or negative effect on the environmental health of the planet?

Totally positive

Neither positive nor negative/don’t know

Totally negative

75%

21

4

Thinking about the future, do you think the longer-term effects of the coronavirus pandemic will generally be positive or negative for the environmental health of the planet, over the next five years?

47%

42

10

So far, do you think the coronavirus pandemic has generally had a positive or negative effect on the environmental health of the planet?

Totally positive

Neither positive nor negative/don’t know

Totally negative

75%

21

4

Thinking about the future, do you think the longer-term effects of the coronavirus pandemic will generally be positive or negative for the environmental health of the planet, over the next five years?

47%

42

10