Transition to electric vehicles to cut carbon emissions has dominated climate policy debate in the Australian election campaign.
Poll shows 50% of Australians support shifting all sales of new cars to electric vehicles by 2025.
One in two Australians would support shifting all sales of new cars to electric vehicles by 2025, according to polling by the Australia Institute.
The progressive thinktank surveyed a nationally representative sample 0f 1,536 Australians about their attitudes to electric vehicles.
The poll was conducted online between 20 February and 4 March, with representative samples by gender, age and state and territory.
“Australia Institute research shows that Australians across all parties support a national electric vehicle policy – all that’s missing is policy leadership.”.
Merzian said such targets only seemed out of reach for Australia because the country was so far behind in policy and infrastructure. »