Essential Report

Action on climate change

Sep 22, 2015

Q. Which of the following actions on climate change would you most support?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Sep 2014

Jul 2015

Incentives for renewable energy

45%

47%

41%

60%

58%

50%

45%

An emissions trading scheme

11%

18%

7%

23%

2%

12%

14%

The Government’s direct action policy

10%

9%

12%

6%

8%

10%

10%

No action required

12%

7%

19%

1%

15%

11%

11%

Don’t know

22%

18%

21%

10%

16%

17%

20%

In taking action on climate change, 45% most support incentives for renewable energy, 11% most support an emissions trading scheme and 10% most support the Government‘s direct action policy – while 12% say no action is required. This represents little change since this question was asked in July.

All groups are most likely to support incentives for renewable energy.

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