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Belated El Niño May Mean Hotter Times Ahead

Mar 16, 2015

Credit NASA Goddard Space Flight Center via Flickr

Wed. 03/18 8a: When the Pacific becomes very warm, it usually heralds the weather phenomenon El Niño, with west coast storms and a quiet Atlantic hurricane season. Despite Pacific heat, it barely happened last year, but has finally arrived. We examine the effects that this El Niño might have on the world’s weather, and that this may mean we are entering a new phase of global warming.

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