Although voting in person will take place on the day, postal voting has already begun and it is expected that, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, more people than ever before will choose to cast their vote via post.
Meeting the environmental targets set by the outgoing government and curbing the country's carbon emissions
Whether climate change and environmental targets will have an impact on day-to-day behavior has been one of the critical points of the election. IZA World of Labor author Marie Connolly has looked at studies on climate change in the United States and in Germany, and she argues that climate change will affect people's wellbeing and how they spend their time.
"Research suggests rising temperatures will reduce time spent working and enjoying outdoor leisure, while increasing indoor leisure. The burden will fall disproportionately on workers in industries more exposed to heat and those who live in warmer regions, with the potential to increase existing patterns of inequalities," she writes in her article.