Essential Report

Clean energy target

Oct 17, 2017

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the Federal Government setting a Clean Energy Target to speed up transition from coal to cleaner energy sources?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Total approve 65%   73% 68% 88% 49%
Total disapprove 15%   9% 16% 2% 29%
Strongly approve 28%   34% 22% 62% 24%
Approve 37%   39% 46% 26% 25%
Disapprove 9%   7% 10% 1% 13%
Strongly disapprove 6%   2% 6% 1% 16%
Don’t know 20%   18% 16% 11% 22%

 

65% approve of the Federal Government setting a Clean Energy Target and 15% disapprove. 20% don’t have an opinion.

 

Those most likely to approve were Greens voters (88%), Labor voters (73%), aged under 35 (74%) and university educated (73%).

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