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Survey proves worldwide desire for renewable energy

Investments in renewable energy seen as method to address climate change Renewable Energy Focus 13 December 2009 A global survey of 24,071 adults around the world shows majority support for government investments in renewable energy to address climate change.

Public concern about climate change is at its highest level since GlobeScan began international tracking in 1998, according to a GlobeScan / BBC World Service poll conducted in 23 countries. Nearly two-thirds of respondents say climate change is a “very serious” problem, although concern has declined in China and the USA.

In 19 of the 23 countries, including all developed nations, there is majority support for government investments in renewable energy, energy efficiency, public transport and other methods to address climate change, even if such investments harm the economy.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
The survey polled 24,071 citizens in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, the Philippines, Russia, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States of America in face-to-face interviews or by telephone between June and October. Polling was conducted for BBC World Service by GlobeScan, which says the margin of error per country ranges from +/-2.2 to 4.9%, 19 times out of 20.

Renewable Energy Focus – Investments in renewable energy seen as method to address climate change

December 14, 2009 - Posted by | 2 WORLD, climate change, renewable | , ,

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