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June 26th, 2014
Episode 211 of 494 episodes
In his outgoing speech as Chair of the Environment Agency, Lord Smith reflects on the extreme weather patterns that are affecting the UK and other parts of the world, talks about the prospect of climate change, and call for a new policy importance for environmental issues and concern.