News Digest Item
20 Nov 2018

Large majority of Germans say government is not doing enough to curb climate change

BSW Solar

More than three-fifths of Germans believe that their government is not doing enough to limit the country’s impact on climate change, a survey commissioned by the solar power lobby group BSW Solar has found. In the survey, conducted by pollster YouGov, merely 21 percent of respondents said the government already does enough for climate protection, whereas 63 percent said it was not doing enough. “The public’s expectations for policymakers are clear: more climate protection,” commented BSW Solar head Carsten Körnig.

Find background in the factsheet Polls reveal citizens' support for Energiewende.

Find the press release in German here.

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