Confidence in Taking Action on Climate Change

Jun 14, 2011

Q. How confident are you that climate change can be averted if we take action now?

Total Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens
Very confident 13% 16% 11% 18%
Somewhat confident 48% 52% 45% 45%
Not very confident 30% 27% 32% 30%
Not at all confident 6% 2% 10% 5%
Don’t know 2% 3% 1% 3%

*Based on those who believe “climate change is happening”

Of those who believe climate change is happening, 61% are very or somewhat confident that climate change can be averted if we take action now. A majority of all voter groups are very/somewhat confident.

By age, 68% of aged under 35 are confident compared to 58% of those aged 55+.

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