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Why Australians are rethinking climate change

The Australian state of New South Wales produces a quarter of the country's agricultural output - and is officially in drought in the middle of winter.

Australia has a reputation for being sceptical about climate change. But Alex Oliver, director of research at Australia's Lowy Institute, says polls are showing a change. Is extreme weather to blame?

(Photo: Sheep grazing on a dry paddock in the drought-hit area of Duri in New South Wales. Credit: Saeed Khan/Getty Images)

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