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Why people dispute man is the cause of climate change

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As the world awaits key talks in Copenhagen there is another dire warning about how our environment is changing.

New evidence suggests sea levels could rise by 1.4m which would be a potential disaster for some countries.

However, opinion polls show large numbers of people are still unconvinced that man is to blame for climate change.

David Shukman has been finding out why.

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