Antinuclear

Australian news, and some related international items

New poll shows very high public support for renewable energy

Polling brief: renewable energy http://apo.org.au/node/75503Tom Swann, 10 April 2017

Summary:
New polling shows that despite a concerted campaign from sectors of the federal government and coal and gas industries, public support remains very high for renewable energy, and for the strengthening of state and federal targets.

The poll, conducted by The Australia Institute through Research now, asked a representative sample of 1420 Australians about renewable energy policy.

  • 67% said Australia was moving into renewable energy too slowly. Only 9% said Australia was moving too fast.
  • 77% of Australians support a state renewable energy target to provide extra renewable energy in their state – virtually unchanged over the last 18 months.
  • 52% supported increasing the current federal Renewable Energy Target for 2020, only 9% wanted to reduce it.
Advertisements

April 12, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: