Potential federal government policies on climate change

Would you support or oppose the following federal government policies?

  1. 0%
  2. 25%
  3. 50%
  4. 75%
  5. 100%
Providing subsidies for the development of renewable energy technologies
2021
91
8
2022
90
9
Committing to a more ambitious emissions reduction target for 2030
2022
77
21
Hosting a United Nations Climate Conference in Australia
2022
75
22
Reducing Australian coal exports to other countries
2021
63
33
2022
65
33
Introducing an emissions trading scheme or a carbon tax
2021
64
33
2022
64
33
Banning new coal mines from opening in Australia
2021
63
34
2022
63
34
Increasing the use of gas for Australia’s energy generation
2021
58
38
2022
59
37
Removing the existing ban on nuclear power
2021
47
51
2022
52
45
Providing subsidies for building new coal-fired power plants
2021
30
67
2022
33
65

This question was fielded in a separate Lowy Institute nationwide poll in April 2022: see Methodology for more information.

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