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British public want tough action on climate change, says poll

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A wide-ranging new poll has found strong support among the British public for much stronger action on climate change.
The survey, conducted by YouGov on behalf of activist lawyers ClientEarth, asked over 2,000 people on their views covering energy, climate and finance.
Two-thirds of respondents felt that the UK Government wasn’t doing enough to tackle climate change, and over 70 per cent said it should invest more in renewable energy to reduce emissions.
An astonishing 83 per cent of people also believed that fossil fuel companies that contributed the most to global warming ought to bear the costs. The level of climate litigation is already at a high; research from the London School of Economics has found that over 1,000 climate-related cases have already been launched, most of them within (...)

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