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Europe's warmest autumn in 500 years

Results hint that Europe may be in for a warm winter.

Blooming warm: a late onset of winter can cause horse chestnuts to burst into flower too soon. Credit: Alamy
Hot times: NASA data shows that Europe is abnormally warm, the United States mainly cool. Credit: NASA


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Schiermeier, Q. Europe's warmest autumn in 500 years. Nature (2006).

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