Earlier blooming intensifies spring heat waves in Europe

Effect, caused by climate change, dwindles by summer, simulation suggests

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SPRING FORWARD  The early arrival of springtime flowers and leaves due to climate change amplifies the intensity, frequency and duration of heat waves in Europe, new research suggests.

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