Essential Report

Clean energy target

Oct 23, 2017

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the Government’s decision not to include a Clean Energy Target (CET) in the new national energy plan?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Total approve 35%   28% 48% 20% 23%
Total disapprove 32%   42% 17% 61% 45%
Strongly approve 11%   8% 13% 6% 8%
Approve 24%   20% 35% 14% 15%
Disapprove 20%   24% 13% 29% 31%
Strongly disapprove 12%   18% 4% 32% 14%
Don’t know 33%   30% 36% 20% 32%

 

35% approved of the Government’s decision not to include a Clean Energy Target in the new national energy plan and 32% disapproved.

Those more likely to approve were Liberal National voters (48%) and men (43%).

61% of Greens voters and 45% of other voters disapproved.

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