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Outside Paris Climate Talks, Champagne Warming Up

The champagne is cooling in Paris in hopes of a successful conclusion to the U.N. climate talks. But temperatures are warming in the province of Champagne itself, 90 miles to the east, about 1.5 degrees Celsius on average during the past several decades. As in much of the world, weather extremes are coming more frequently here. Grape-grower Jean-Pierre Vazart has 12 weather apps on his phone. "Because I am a geek," he said, but also because storms and hail have become...

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