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Climate of the nation 2021

Tracking Australia’s attitudes towards climate change and energy
Decarbonisation Energy industries Climate change Climate change mitigation Global environmental change Renewable energy Public opinion Australia
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The Australia Institute’s annual Climate of the Nation report provides a comprehensive account of changing Australian beliefs and attitudes towards climate change, and its causes, impacts and solutions.

Climate of the Nation 2021 shows that concern about climate change is at record high levels, many Australians are experiencing the impacts of climate change right now, and there is broad support for a range of decarbonisation policies.

Key findings:

  • Concern about climate change is at record high levels
  • There is broad support for electric vehicle policies
  • There is a willingness to electrify Australia's homes and vehicles
  • Coal and gas power remain unpopular
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