Q. The deputy PM Michael McCormack says agriculture could be excluded from the new 2050 net zero emissions target because regional Australia is still recovering from drought, bushfires, flood and the Covid-19 pandemic, and this target will “…hurt regional Australia”.
To what extent do you support or oppose this proposition to exclude agriculture from the new 2050 net zero emissions target?
|Total||Federal Voting Intention|
|Labor||TOTAL: Coalition||Greens||TOTAL: Other|
- More people support excluding agriculture from the 2050 net zero emissions target than those who oppose this proposition (44% vs 32%).
- About a quarter (24%) are unsure.
- Compared to other voters, Greens voters are the most likely to oppose this exclusion (48%) and Coalition voters are the most likely to support it (55%).
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