This study explores the perceptions of 250 Australian residents regarding the roles and contributions of different generations towards climate change impact and climate action. Data were collected via an online survey and analysed using a content analysis approach. Findings suggest that younger generations were perceived as leaders and advocates of climate action, and middle and older generations as potential collaborators and mentors. Additionally, climate action was viewed as a mainly intergenerational and intersectoral effort. The findings indicate the prevalence of intergenerational conflict and highlight the need for intergenerational solidarity and cooperation.
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