Climate change is a concern for eight in ten Britons, the highest level since official polling began seven years ago. Opposition to fracking and support for onshore wind farms have also both hit new highs, according to survey data released by the government yesterday. The survey of more than 4,000 households was carried out in mid-March, amid increasing coverage of schoolchildren striking in protest over inaction on climate change. It forms part of the business department’s quarterly public opinion tracking focused on energy issues, which it has carried out since 2012.
Times 10th May 2019 read more »