Q. Do you think the Government needs to take action on climate change as soon as possible, should they wait a few years before taking action or don’t they need to take any action at all?
|Total||Vote Labor||Vote Lib/Nat||Vote Greens|
|Need to take action as soon as possible||47%||60%||33%||85%|
|Can wait a few years before taking action||24%||19%||33%||8%|
|Don’t need to take any action||19%||9%||29%||3%|
Nearly half of respondents (47%) believe that the Government needs to take action on climate change as soon as possible, 24% think they can wait and 19% think they do not need to take any action.
52% of respondents aged under 35 think they need to take action as soon as possible compared to 44% of those aged 55+.
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