PART A: ATTITUDINAL CHARACTERISTICS ON DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENT

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* 1. How serious are the following environmental issues in Penang?
Please tick the most appropriate responses (one per row)

  Not serious Slightly serious Fairly serious Serious Extremely serious
Chronic traffic jam
Flash flood
Rising temperature
Limited open and green spaces
Diminishing waterfront/shoreline
Air pollution
Water pollution
Noise pollution
Overfishing
Excessive land reclamation
Inefficient solid waste management
Deforestation

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* 2. Are you willing to make the following lifestyle changes?
Please tick the most appropriate responses (one per row)

  No Yes, within the next five years Yes, within the next three years Yes, immediately
Switching from private vehicle to public transportation
Switching from private vehicle to active transportation (cycling, walking)
Switching from buying imported products to local products
Switching from eating less meat to more vegetables
Switching from non organic to organic produces

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* 3. Are you ready to embrace and adopt green initiatives organized by the state government?
Please tick the most appropriate responses (one per row)

  No Maybe Yes N/A
No plastic bags
3R (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle)
Waste segregation
Car free day
Cycling

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* 4. How does Penang’s rapid development affect the following?
Please tick the most appropriate responses (one per row)

  N/A Poor Good Excellent
Economy
Social
Environment

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* 5. How satisfied are you with the following aspects in your area?
Please tick the most appropriate responses (one per row)

  No opinion Very dissatisfied Dissatisfied Satisfied Very satisfied
Air quality
Water quality
Access to green and open spaces
Level of noise
Litter and rubbish
Access to public transportation
Land development
Affordable housing
Health facilities and accessibilities
Education facilities and accessibilities

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* 6. Have you heard of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?

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* 7. Please tick the most appropriate response that best suits your concern with regard to the issues of SDGs.

  Not very concerned Concerned Extremely concerned
General environmental problems
Climate change & global warming
Air pollution
Water pollution (river / ocean / lake / stream / pond)
Water shortage
Food security (price, accessibility, availability)
Deforestation (hill, forest, terrain, slope)
Loss of biodiversity (on land, under water)
People’s lifestyles on waste related problems (waste management, recycle)
Trade related activities that lead to environmental problems (local consumption vs. imported goods)
Population growth
Gender equality (women and girls)
Poverty
Green space & recreational areas
Accessibility to quality education
Energy efficiency
Accessibility to quality jobs
Affordable housing
Efficient public transportation
Preservation and conservation of cultural and natural heritage
Unbalanced development (rural vs urban, Penang Island vs Seberang Perai)
Rules, regulations, laws and policies for sustainable development
Regional and global partnership for sustainable development
Federal and State consensus on development issues
Ecosystem Protected Areas (land base and marine)

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* 8. What are the sustainable initiatives taken and practiced by you?
Please tick all applicable initiatives

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