Essential Report

Taking action on climate change

Nov 24, 2015

Q. When it comes to taking action to address climate change, do you think Australia is doing more or less than the following countries?

Climate change caused by human activity

Australia doing more

Australia doing less

Doing about the same

Don’t know

Australia doing more

Australia doing less

Doing about the same

Don’t know

USA

20%

29%

30%

20%

22%

37%

26%

15%

China

41%

21%

18%

20%

41%

27%

16%

15%

European countries

14%

39%

25%

22%

14%

50%

20%

16%

Respondents were more likely to think Australia was doing more (41%) than China to address climate change but more likely to think both USA (29%) and European countries (39%) are doing more than Australia.

Those who believed climate change is happening and caused by human activity were more likely to think Australia was doing less.

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