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ENERGY POLL #2 : PRICES
| Q1. Do you follow stories in the media|
about energy prices ?
| Q2. Do you think that we may have|
to get used to higher energy prices ?
| Q3. Would you be happy to pay|
more for energy ?
| Q4. Will you make plans to change the|
way you use energy in response
to any price changes ?
| Q5. Do you think that energy|
can be kept affordable ?
ENERGY POLL #3 : PEAK OIL
| Q1. How often do you read press reports|
that discuss disruption in the
supply of crude oil ?
| Q2. Do you think there may be a reduction|
in the range of foreign produce available
in supermarkets ?
| Q3. Would you be happy to change your|
lifestyle in the event of fuel scarcity ?
| Q4. Do you have plans to change your private|
or business travel options ?
| Q5. Do you think that we will still|
drive privately-owned vehicles
in future ?
ENERGY POLL #4 : PEAK COAL
| Q1. Have you heard any news that mentioned|
strong global competition for coal supplies ?
| Q2. Do you think we might have to get|
used to rising coal prices ?
| Q3. Would you welcome coal becoming less|
economic for electricity generation ?
| Q4. Would you consider changing your|
electricity supplier to a company that
burns less coal ?
| Q5. Do you think that domestic coal|
production can bridge potential gaps
in imports ?
ENERGY POLL #5 : COAL POWER
| Q1. Do you pay attention to environmental campaigns against coal mining|
or coal power stations ?
|Q2. Do you acknowledge the concerns about pollution from burning coal ?|
|Q3. Would you support the closure of coal-fired power stations ?||Q4. Would you be prepared to have a biomass gasification plant in your town to replace a closing coal plant ?|
|Q5. Do you think that there will be environmental problems whichever kind of power generation we use ?|
ENERGY POLL #6 : NATURAL GAS
| Q1. Have you seen any news stories|
about discoveries of Natural Gas
deep under the sea ?
|Q2. Are you concerned that Natural Gas may be getting harder to find ?|
| Q3. Would you support laws to halt|
the practice of venting and flaring
Natural Gas from oil wells ?
|Q4. Would you be prepared to use electricity for heating instead of Natural Gas ?|
| Q5. Do you think that new technology will|
make it easier and cleaner to
produce more Natural Gas ?
ENERGY POLL #7 : UNCONVENTIONAL FOSSIL FUELS
| Q1. How often do you find articles in the press|
about “unconventional” energy, which
includes shale gas, Arctic oil and
tar sands ?
|Q2. Do you think the world will need to exploit all sources of fossil fuels, regardless of their quality ?|
|Q3. Are you keen to see more vehicle fuel being produced from non-fossil sources ?||Q4. Would you be prepared to buy a replacement vehicle with lower fuel consumption ?|
|Q5. Do you think that price rises for complex resources of oil and gas can be kept to a minimum ?|
ENERGY POLL #8 : RENEWABLE GAS
| Q1. Have you heard reports about how|
vehicles can run on compressed
Renewable Gas made from animal and
plant waste ?
|Q2. Do you think we will need to give up using petrol and diesel burning cars in cities for air quality reasons ?|
|Q3. Are you keen to see cleaner-burning engines in vehicles ?||Q4. Would you be ready to save money to buy a new compressed gas car ?|
| Q5. Do you think that compressed gas cars|
could have the same performance and
economy as diesel and petrol cars ?
ENERGY POLL #9 : NUCLEAR POWER
|Q1. How often do you notice news coverage about nuclear power plants ?||Q2. Do you think we will need to admit that ageing nuclear reactors pose significant risks ?|
|Q3. Would you be happy to see plans for new nuclear power plants abandoned ?||Q4. Have you switched, or will you consider switching electricity supplier, to an energy company that sells renewable power ?|
|Q5. Do you think we can replace the nuclear power stations scheduled for closure with renewable energy ?|
ENERGY POLL #10 : SOLAR AND WIND POWER
|Q1. How often do you see news about the global rise in solar and wind power ?||Q2. Do you think that campaigners will need to drop their resistance to wind turbines ?|
| Q3. Would you be happy to have more|
solar roofs in your area ?
|Q4. Are you considering, or do you already have, a solar panel or a wind turbine at home ?|
| Q5. Do you think the energy companies|
can install enough wind and solar
power to meet the UK’s renewable
energy targets ?
ENERGY POLL #11 : ENERGY CONSERVATION
|Q1. How frequently do you hear information about energy being wasted at home and in offices and public buildings ?||Q2. Do you think that energy conservation will help with meeting carbon emissions targets ?|
|Q3. Do you think that insulation, draught exclusion and efficient machines are desirable ways to save energy ?||Q4. Have you or will you take energy conservation measures at home, such as adding roof insulation ?|
|Q5. Do you think that energy conservation services can make a profit for energy companies ?|