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Science’s policies on environmental issues

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average Australian voter ranked them on the quiz.

Topics

the Environment  ›  Environmental Regulation

Should the government increase environmental regulations on businesses to reduce carbon emissions?

SP>SP  Public statementsYes

the Environment  ›  Foreign Land Ownership

Should the government allow the sale of Australian agricultural land and water to foreign buyers?

SP>SP  ChatGPTYes, if they are approved by a review board

the Environment  ›  Plastic Product Ban

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?

SP>SP  ChatGPTYes, and ban all disposable products that are not made of at least 75% of biodegradable material

the Environment  ›  Fracking

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?

SP>SP  ChatGPTNo, we should pursue more sustainable energy resources instead

the Environment  ›  Animal Testing

Should researchers be allowed to use animals in testing the safety of drugs, vaccines, medical devices, and cosmetics?

SP>SP  ChatGPTYes, but not for cosmetics


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the Environment  ›  Coal Seam Gas

Should the government allow Coal Seam Gas (CSG) projects in Australia?

SP>SP  ChatGPTNo, we should provide more funding for renewable energy instead

the Environment  ›  Genetically Modified Foods

Do you support the use of genetically engineered crops and foods?

SP>SP  ChatGPTYes, but require the labelling of foods that are genetically modified

the Environment  ›  Uranium

Should the government allow the mining and export of Uranium?

SP>SP  ChatGPTYes, but only if exports go to countries which have signed the nuclear non-proliferation treaty

the Environment  ›  Nuclear Waste

Do you support building a nuclear waste storage facility in the Northern Territory?

SP>SP  ChatGPTYes, but only if there is no risk to the environment

the Environment  ›  Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Should the government build a network of electric vehicle charging stations?

SP>SP  ChatGPTYes, but only if they use renewable energy sources

the Environment  ›  Corporate Subsidies

Should cities be allowed to offer private companies economic incentives to relocate?

SP>SP  ChatGPTYes, as long as the local environment is not compromised