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Scientists have confirmed that farmers in Southern England are experiencing drought conditions. The Climate Change minister Greg Barker tells Charlotte Smith that he wants farmers to be more involved in generating renewable energy and heat, but he admits meeting the UK's target of 15% of energy coming from renewable sources by 2020 will be a very tall order. And, the sounds of the dawn chorus are sweet but a naturalist tells us it's really about sex and violence.
Presenter: Charlotte Smith
Producer: Sarah Swadling.
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