Q. Which of the following best describes your understanding of the federal government’s plan for Australia to reach a net zero emissions target by 2050?
|Total||Gender||Age Group||Federal Voting Intention|
|Male||Female||18-34||35-54||55+||Labor||TOTAL: Coalition||Greens||TOTAL: Other|
|It sets a clear target and provides a credible plan for how to get there||21%||25%||18%||23%||20%||20%||17%||32%||13%||14%|
|It sets a clear target but does not provide a credible plan for how to get there||36%||37%||36%||40%||36%||33%||38%||40%||35%||31%|
|It neither sets a clear target nor provides a credible plan for how to get there||22%||25%||20%||16%||20%||30%||27%||12%||43%||28%|
- Just one-in-five people think the government’s plan to achieve its emission targets are clear and provide a credible plan (21%).
- The majority think the plan to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 is not credible. 36% say while they understand the target, the plan is not credible and a further 22% think the target is unclear and the plan not credible.
- Among Coalition voters, 40% say while the target is clear, the plan is not credible.
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