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Even with rising carbon dioxide levels and global temperatures, some regions may cool slightly over the next decade.

During the next decade, short-term variations in climate will cool some regions of the globe despite the continued planetwide warming expected over the long-term. Temporary winners in this climate scenario include large swaths of western Europe and North America, the new analysis suggests.

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