StatementA new poll released today by the Climate Council shows that three quarters of Australians (77%) recognise the importance of a Clean Energy Target (CET). To incentivise new types of energy, at lower cost, Australia’s Chief Scientist Alan Finkel recommended that the Government must implement a CET. The new poll shows that public support for… Continue reading Poll: Clean Energy Target, Climate Council, September 2017.
Statement A large national poll of 1,557 Australians, conducted by The Australia Institute, has shown strong support for an increase in Australia’s emissions reduction target to at least 45% by 2030. When asked about the proposal to increase Australia’s emission reduction target from 26-28% up to 45% by 2030: In total, more than half (56%)… Continue reading Poll: Support for stronger emission reductions targets: National Poll, Australia Institute, April 2018.
StatementNearly three quarters of Australians support halting the expansion of coal mining - including the massive Adani project - and fast-tracking investment in solar, to reduce planet warming pollution, new national polling has found. The ReachTEL poll, commissioned by the Stop Adani Alliance, surveyed 3,312 Australians about their attitudes to the Adani mine, coal mining,… Continue reading Poll: Polling reveals Australians support halting expansion of coal mining, including Adani, to stop climate change, ACF/Reachtel, February 2018
Source: The Conversation The rate of growth in residential rooftop solar photovoltaics (PV) in Australia since 2008 has been nothing short of breathtaking. Our new research suggests that the households most likely to join in the solar spree are those that are affluent enough to afford the upfront investment, but not so wealthy that they… Continue reading Article: Are solar panels a middle-class purchase? This survey says yes, The Conversation, June 2018.
Ninety percent of Australians surveyed are concerned about environmental sustainability The HP Australia Environmental Sustainability Study 2018 was commissioned to uncover the perceptions, values and behaviours of Australian consumers and businesses towards environmental sustainability. PHD Research, who conducted the study, surveyed over 1,000 Australian Gen X (aged 38-53) and Gen Y (aged 22-37) consumers and… Continue reading Polling: HP Australia Environmental Sustainability Study 2018, HP and Planet Ark, June 2018.
Graphic Resources Report Updated: 11 September 2018
Statement (24 May 2018) A new report has found Australians’ concern about the state of Australia’s environment is rising, with four out of five Australians saying that we should ‘act now’ on environmental problems. The Backyard Barometer is the first report to track the nation’s attitudes towards the environment over a 20-year period, combined with… Continue reading Poll: World Wildlife Fund, Australian attitudes to nature, mid 2017 (released mid 2018)