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Carbon Price opinion – the starting gates

Carbon Price opinion – the starting gates

Over the next 12 months, we’ll have more polls on pricing carbon than we can poke a stick at – some more valuable than others –  so it’s probably worth taking a squiz at where public views of carbon pricing sit at the starting gates of what will probably be a bit of a rollercoaster […]

I’ll see you a coward and raise you an idiot.

I’ll see you a coward and raise you an idiot.

Rudd’s backflip on the ETS and his unwillingness to fight a double dissolution over the issue makes him a coward. No, it’s true – every color-by-numbers, intellectually lazy hack from Broome to Cockle Creek has told us so over the last few days. You only have to head over to Fox News With Words and […]

Essential Report and Newspoll Part 2

Essential Report and Newspoll Part 2

This week’s Essential Report comes in unchanged in all respects with the primaries running 44/38 to Labor, washing out into a two party preferred of 55/45 the same way. The Greens are on 10 and the broad “Others” are on 8. This comes from a rolling two week sample of 1830, giving us an MoE […]

Public Opinion, Global Warming and the CPRS

Public Opinion, Global Warming and the CPRS

Morgan recently released a new poll on their global warming beliefs and CPRS approval series that they’ve been running regularly of late. These polls are phone polls with relatively small sample sizes running between the late 500’s and a 1000 or so, making the MoE’s on them max out between 3 and 5%. As a […]

Abbott, ETS and the imaginary backlash

Abbott, ETS and the imaginary backlash

I had this in the Crikey email today – since it’s free on the main Crikey site, I’ll post it here as well. The ascension of Tony Abbott to the Liberal Party leadership was launched out of a wave of hysteria gripping some parts of conservative Australia over climate change and emissions trading. The deluge […]

The Monster Nielsen Poll

The Monster Nielsen Poll

Via Fairfax comes Nielsen with the primaries running 42 (down 3) / 37 (down 1) to Labor, washing out into a two party preferred of 56/44 the same way, the same as last month. The Greens leap into 13 (up 4) for their highest ever Nielsen result, while the broad Others are steady on 7. […]

Global Warming and CPRS Polling

Global Warming and CPRS Polling

Morgan released a telephone poll yesterday (split into two parts) that looks at public perceptions of global warming and views on the current CPRS legislation. It was a phone poll running off a sample of 674, giving us an MoE that maxes out around the 3.8% mark. The first question asked was “Which of the […]

Essential Report – Equal lowest ever for the ALP

Essential Report – Equal lowest ever for the ALP

The equal worst Essential Report for the ALP comes in with the primaries running 45 (down 3) /39 ( up 4) to Labor, washing out into a two party preferred of 55/45 the same way – a 4 point gain to the Coalition. The Greens are on 9 (steady) while the broad “Others” are on […]

Newspoll Tuesday – CPRS Edition

Newspoll Tuesday – CPRS Edition

Newspoll Tuesday via The Oz comes in with the primaries running 43 (down 1) / 38 (down 1) to Labor, washing out into a steady two party preferred of 55/45. The Greens come in on 11 (up 1) while the broad “Others” are on 8 (up 1). This comes from a sample of 1150, giving […]

Essential Report Redux and a bit on push polling

Essential Report Redux and a bit on push polling

The pdf file of the most recent Essential Report has now appeared on their site and it’s in full working order, allowing us to go through it properly.These questions ran off a sample of 1028, giving us an MoE that maxes out around the 3.1% mark. The first question has been asked twice previously, giving […]