Climate change survey finds Australians want action, even at a cost

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated May 25 2021 - 9:13pm, first published 12:30pm
Climate change has returned as a major concern for most Australians. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Almost two-thirds of Australians support a ban on new coal mines and reduction in coal exports, according to a new survey which shows a growing proportion of the population want immediate climate action even if it comes at a "significant cost".

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.