13 May '11, 6am

'Yo... I'm a climate scientist' preaches Aussie rap

SYDNEY - AUSTRALIAN climate scientists have made an irreverent, expletive-laden rap defending their work against those who deny climate change is real and poking fun at politicians and sceptics. Wearing white lab coats and sunglasses, scientists from universities and research units shelved their painstaking environmental work to make the video, hitting back at climate change deniers without a background in science. 'Yo! We're climate scientists. And there's no denying this: climate change is REEEEALL,' raps Dr Jason Evans from the Climate Change Research Centre at Sydney's University of New South Wales. The two-minute video, shown on the ABC's edgy current affairs programme 'Hungry Beast', has attracted more than 56,000 hits on YouTube since it was broadcast on Wednesday. The song contains lines such as: 'climate change is caused by people, Earth unlike Alien has no sequel...

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