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Temps rising in Europe, but with lack of Russian gas, leaders turn back to coal

A brutal heat wave in Europe is spotlighting some of the consequences of the Ukraine war as leaders across the continent abandon climate goals as gas supplies from Russia slow to a trickle.

The rising temperatures are also highlighting water shortages, failing crops and the need to meet the very same climate goals that are being pushed aside to supply energy.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong speaks with Bloomberg’s senior editor Mike Regan.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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