Tagged: Public Attitudes Tracker

Support for Fracking Continues to Slide Towards Single Figures

Support for Fracking Continues to Slide Towards Single Figures

BEIS Wave 23 shows  almost 3 times as many now oppose fracking as support it. Support for fracking at lowest point since the survey began. Only 13% now support fracking. 36% now oppose it. Strong support down to 1% Today saw the release of the latest quarterly BEIS Public Attitudes...

DECC Wave 15 shows significant increase in opposition to fracking

DECC Wave 15 shows significant increase in opposition to fracking

DECC released the results of Wave 15 of their opinion tracker. Since Wave 8 (December 2013) they have been tracking public support or opposition to fracking. Over those two years the situation has shifted radically as can be see from this graph: Over these two year we have seen support...

DECC Public Attitudes  Tracker  – Wave 14 shows support for shale dwindling

DECC Public Attitudes Tracker – Wave 14 shows support for shale dwindling

DECC Public Attitudes Tracker – Wave 14 released in August 2015 shows that public support for shale gas extraction continues to weaken. Perhaps the most significant finding is that “support for fracking appears to be linked to awareness…The only group to be more supportive are those that haven’t heard of...