“Survey: Majority for coal exit and faster renewable expansion”
72 percent of Germans want the new government to implement a step-by-step exit from coal-fired power generation, according to a survey by YouGov for WWF and green power provider LichtBlick. YouGov polled 2052 people in September 2017. 41 percent said they want the coal exit to happen as quickly as possible. 56 percent said the most pressing issue was a faster renewables expansion, and 47 percent would like to see support for climate-friendly alternatives in the transport sector, such as buses, trains and cycling. 30 percent said carmakers should be legally obliged to introduce more e-cars in all price categories.
Read the press release in German here.