Poll: Bushfires not caused by man-made global warming

In a Morgan poll conducted 29th and 30th October, a clear majority say the New South Wales bushfires were not caused by human-induced global warming and climate change.

Analysis by Voting Intention

Supporters of the different political parties have very divergent views of the recent NSW bushfires: 78% of L-NP supporters, 62% of Palmer United Party supporters and 64% of supporters of Independents/ Others say that human-induced global warming and climate change played no party in the recent NSW bushfires compared to only 35% of ALP supporters and 29% of Greens supporters. 


However, a majority of Greens supporters (60%) and ALP supporters (56%) say human-induced global warming and climate change did play a part in the recent NSW bushfires compared to only 17% of L-NP supporters, 30% of Palmer United Party supporters and 33% of supporters of Independents/ Others.

Full details of the poll - http://tiny.cc/4u1s5w

Respondents were asked: “Do you think that human-induced global warming and climate change played any part in the recent bushfires in New South Wales or not?

The age groups are interesting. In only one age range did the "Ayes" exceed the "Nays." That was the group who have been fed unga-dunga AGW at school ie the 18-24 group.




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