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French vineyards devastated by changing climate reportedly expect to lose up to 50% of their crops this year

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement A record cold frost hit France last month, leaving 80% of the country's crops vulnerable to disaster according to CNN. "This is expected to cause a yield loss ranging from 25% to up to 50% in some regions," the European Committee of Wine Companies told CNN.
Subzero temperatures lasted for three days in the beginning of April, according to France 24 , as the temperatures reached a record low of 23 degrees.
Farmers in parts of the region were seen lighting candles and small fires in an attempt to save their crops from complete desolation, as CNN reported.
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