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Europe experienced second-warmest winter on record

Europe experienced its joint-second warmest winter on record due to human-caused climate change. High temperatures pose risks to wildlife and agriculture.

  • Europe experienced its joint-second warmest winter on record, 1.4C above the 1991-2020 average.
  • Record-high winter temperatures hit countries from France to Hungary in December and January.
  • Europe's winters are becoming warmer due to human-caused climate change.
  • High temperatures pose risks to wildlife and agriculture.
Europe experienced second-warmest winter on record
Europe is emerging from its second-warmest winter on record, European Union scientists said on Wednesday, as climate change continues to intensify.

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