The referendum held in the UK which asked its citizens to leave or remain in the European Union generated a result that caused shockwaves around the world with the significant political and economic consequences of the successful leave vote still to be realised. Brexit, as it has become known for the benefit of Twitter users, was a political roll of the dice for British Prime Minster David Cameron, and he has come out on the losing side. Steve and Ben discuss this historic referendum, its result and the reaction. They also discuss the recent blasts of cold weather that have hit southern and eastern Australia, and examine how global warming actually can cause cooling trends and harsher winters in different parts of the world.

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