British government survey shows that 45% of Britons will ban cryptocurrencies for environmental reasons – Bitcoin News
Just before the 26th United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference (COP-26), the British government conducted a poll of 3,071 adults from the United Kingdom, asking them their views on the impact of cryptocurrency and the crypto industry on climate change. According to the survey, 45% of Britons support the ban on crypto assets for environmental reasons, and 18% oppose the ban. Although 45% of respondents will ban crypto assets, few respondents believe that the ban will be effective.
45% of British adults surveyed will ban crypto assets due to climate change issues
As the COP-26 event was held in Glasgow, climate change this week has attracted more attention than usual. COP-26 is basically a meeting hosted by the United Nations, where global participants discuss solutions to mitigate climate change. The members of the political parties participating in the conference usually make national pledges to deal with the so-called climate crisis.During this year’s COP-26, the British government decided Survey of 3,071 Britons Obtained opinions on climate change and cryptocurrency before the event started.
The survey’s researchers pointed out that “the impact of cryptocurrencies on the environment is well documented”, despite the fact that there are big difference And show the affected data. The researchers elaborated: “A new Yougov survey found that Britons tend to support the ban on cryptocurrencies for environmental reasons.” “45% to 18% of Britons said they would support the ban on cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. To help combat climate change, 29% of them will’strongly support’ it.”
Young people are more inclined to support the ban on cryptocurrencies-far fewer people think the ban will be effective
In Yougov’s survey, age is a key factor, because due to environmental considerations, the youngest adults are more inclined to support the ban on crypto assets. Although the number of men and women willing to ban cryptocurrency is roughly the same, men are twice as likely to oppose it (25% vs. 12%). “Women are more likely to answer’don’t know’ on this topic (45% vs. 28%),” Yougov researchers explained. The elderly are much less likely to choose to ban crypto assets due to climate change.
The most interesting part of the survey is that although 45% of British respondents said they would support the ban, few people think the ban is effective. Despite the mob mentality of banning cryptocurrencies, Yougov’s survey participants showed that “the British suspected” that the ban was actually valid. “Only a quarter (26%) believe that banning cryptocurrencies can effectively combat climate change,” the Yougov survey concluded. The poll researcher added: “Although the British support a 45% to 18% ban on cryptocurrencies to help combat climate change, they believe that 32% to 26% of people do so ineffective.”
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