Article: Are solar panels a middle-class purchase? This survey says yes, The Conversation, June 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.

Polling: HP Australia Environmental Sustainability Study 2018, HP and Planet Ark, 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.

Poll: World Wildlife Fund, Australian attitudes to nature, mid 2017 (released mid 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)

Poll: Lowy Institute, The Lowy Poll 2018, mid 2018

Statement After the remarkable developments of the past two years and following a year of heated domestic debate on issues such as foreign influence, energy and immigration, the 2018 Lowy Institute Poll has observed both continuities and discontinuities in Australian public opinion. Climate change and renewables In 2018, 59% of Australians (up five points) say … Continue reading Poll: Lowy Institute, The Lowy Poll 2018, mid 2018