Popularity contest: Public support for renewables slips, but clean energy still claims top spot

Madeleine Cuff
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Popularity contest: Public support for renewables slips, but clean energy still claims top spot

Public backing for clean energy drops in latest government survey, but just four per cent say they oppose renewables

Public support for clean energy has dipped to 74 per cent of the UK public, the lowest level since 2012 when government surveys began. Although renewables remain the most popular energy source among...

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