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Editorial: Lessons of Big Freeze

At long last, there are signs that the Big Freeze is set to become the Big Thaw. For three weeks, we have shivered and slid around our roads and pathways.

The cost of failing to deal properly with the cold snap has been estimated in the hundreds of millions of euro. Let's learn from our mistakes -- and be better equipped to deal with the next weather crisis.