Russian-ukrainian crisis: new energy and high price concerns for italians

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 17:52

Research by Changes Unipol, processed by Ipsos, shows that 9 out of 10 Italians are concerned by the ongoing energy crisis.

31% are concerned about expensive petrol, 48% state that it will be harder for them to deal with future water, light and gas bills.

The research also showed that:

  • Italians are most concerned about continued dependence on foreign energy imports (35%)
    • This concern is felt throughout the country, but at higher levels in Milan (48%), Bologna (42%) and Verona (39%)
  • The two other primary concerns involve the possibility of resorting to nuclear energy (23%) and the risk of failing to give priority to the transition to renewable energy (15%)
    • Generation Z (25%) and Baby Boomers (24%) feel more exposed to the nuclear energy issue, while Millennials are more concerned about the failure to transition to green (17%)
  • Only 15% are fully supportive of nuclear energy
    • This support rises to 1 in 2 Italians in the case of employment of safer nuclear energy management technology than the methods currently used

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