The annual Climate of the Nation report has tracked Australian attitudes on climate change for over a decade.
This is the first Climate of the Nation report produced by The Australia Institute, after being produced for a decade by the Climate Institute.
> 73% of Australians are concerned about climate change, up from 66% in 2017
> 70% agree that the Government needs to implement a plan to ensure the orderly closure of old coal plants and their replacement with clean energy
> 67% of Australians want to end coal-fired power within the next 20 years
> 52% of Australians blame privatisation of electricity generation and supply for increasing electricity prices
Press Conference video in full | Parliament House – Ben Oquist & Dr. John Hewson
- New report shows growing concern about climate change in Australia | ABC RN Breakfast – Fran Kelly
- Climate Poll shows Morrison politically vulnerable as more voters back action | Guardian – Katharine Murphy
- More Australians Fear Climate Change as Morrison government dumps emissions legislation | Fairfax – Nicole Hasham
- Scott Morrison links Paris climate commitment to regional security | AFR – Phil Coorey
- Generational change spells danger for politicians failing to act | The Mercury – Peter Boyer
- Energy backflip won’t hurt power bills: PM | AAP – Rebecca Gredley
- Climate of the Nation: Interview | ABC Matter of Fact with Stan Grant – Jeremy Fernandez
- Climate of the Nation interview | Sky News – Kieran Gilbert
- Liberal climate changing in Wentworth | AFR – Richard Denniss
- Missing climate: News Corp papers run dead on any link between drought and climate change | Media Watch
- Climate of the Nation Explainer | Ebony Bennett & Richie Merzian
- Politics in the Pub video montage | Politics in the Pub – Ben Oquist & Dr. John Hewson
- Podcast episode – Politics in the Pub with Dr. John Hewson (or on iTunes here) | Follow the Money podcast – The Australia Institute
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