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70% of Bulgarians say combatting climate change must be a priority: survey

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70% of Bulgarians say that action against climate change must be a priority for the government, indicates a national representative sample survey by the European Council on Foreign Relations conducted by Alpha Research polling agency, BTA reports.

85% of the respondents say that global warming is a problem of utmost importance, shows the survey conducted in January to gauge attitudes to the Green Deal. Despite the high level of interest in the subject, three-quarters of the respondents are not informed what the Bulgarian position is and want to see more discussion by the official authorities on what is being planned.

The respondents declare their support for various measures for stricter protection of parks and nature reserves (88%), doing away with coal-fired power stations (64%), and building solar roofs (73%).

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