As Australians face sea level rise, extreme weather and increasing heatwaves polling shows most want adaptation costs to be footed by fossil fuel companies, not ratepayers.
The polling also found two third (67%) of Australians (east coast states) believe state and federal governments are not doing enough to prepare for the impacts of global warming. Less than one in five (18%) believe they are doing enough.
[Polling brief see PDF below]
“56% of Australians polled believe global warming will lead to regional conflict and national security risks,” Deputy Director of The Australia Institute, Ebony Bennett said.