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Why do we deny climate change? Tom Uren's pioneering role in urban development; How the ancient Romans saw humour.

February 4th, 2015

Episode 129 of 535 episodes

Why, despite overwhelming scientific evidence, do we still ignore climate change? In searching for the answer to this question, George Marshall spoke to some of the world's leading climate scientists, cognitive psychologists, liberal environmentalists and conservative evangelicals and activists of the Texas Tea Party. Tom Uren died last week at the age of 93. He's best remembered in politics as Minister for Urban and Regional development in the Whitlam government between 1972-1975.

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