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In part 2 of his discussion with Robyn Williams, David Attenborough compares the birds of England to those of Australia. He describes the wonder of seeing flowers open using time-lapse 3D photography. Regarding argument over climate science, David Attenborough warns of catastrophe if people reject the results of science which don’t suit them.
Richard Dawkins urges all atheists to openly state their position — and to fight the incursion of the church into politics and science.
In this BBC Radio 4 interview with Jim Al-Khalili, Professor Dawkins discusses his enthusiasm for the science that inspired the book and how he popularised the idea of the immortal gene.
Jim asks what he hoped to achieve by writing the book and finds out why he would rather be known for his science than his atheism.