New survey shows strong global support for green energy
Not just climate change – also a matter of growth and job creation
Concern about climate change is a major driver for
support of green energy, with 69% globally being concerned about the impact of
climate change. However, backing for renewables is also heavily rooted in a
range of economic and societal benefits. More than seven in ten of those
surveyed believe that it will boost economic growth and create new jobs if
their respective countries were to build and produce more green energy.
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Facts about the Green Energy Barometer
Research was completed on behalf of Ørsted by Edelman Intelligence, a global insights and consultancy firm. Online interviews were conducted with controlled sample to ensure a nationally representative sample of the online population in each country surveyed. The respondents were segmented according to age, gender, country and income.
In total 26,401 interviews were conducted in 13 markets (Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Poland, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, UK, USA). More than 2,000 interviews were conducted in each country, and fieldwork was carried out from 28 July-1 September 2017.