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Australian public reject nuclear, favour renewable energy

Survey: Australians Favour Renewable Energy Over Nuclear by Emergy Matters  16 DECEMBER, 2009 While Australia has remained steadfast in forgoing nuclear power generated electricity, the option continues to be floated as a possibility ……..However, a recent poll shows that the majority of Australians would still prefer to see renewable energy being the focus.

A recent survey commissioned by the Clean Energy Council (CEC) has shown huge support for renewable energy technologies such as solar power and wind energy compared to nuclear power in Australia…………..in regard to which approach should receive the greater attention, 80% of respondents said that the government should give priority to renewable energy while only 15 per cent favoured priority being given to developing nuclear energy sources.

The survey also found males and those over 50 were significantly more likely to believe greater priority should be given to nuclear energy. Survey: Australians Favour Renewable Energy Over Nuclear : Renewable Energy News

December 16, 2009 - Posted by | climate change, renewable | , , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. I think all Australians should take up renewable energy solutions before even looking at Nuclear power as an option!

    Comment by Solar Panel Rebate | June 18, 2010 | Reply


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