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Alps Experiencing Warmest Time in 1,300 Years

Climate Crisis Coalition, 12/6/06

'It will undoubtedly get warmer in the future,' official says
VIENNA, Austria - Europe's Alpine region is going through its warmest period in 1,300 years, the head of an extensive climate study said Tuesday.

"We are currently experiencing the warmest period in the Alpine region in 1,300 years," Reinhard Boehm, a climatologist at Austria's Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics said.