Unusually Intense El Nino May Lie Ahead, Scientists Say
Since climate forecasters declared an "El Nino Watch" on March 6, the odds of such an event in the tropical Pacific Ocean have increased, and based on recent developments, some scientists think this event may even rival the record El Nino event of 1997-1998.
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#1 Mar 20, 2014
When combined with global warming from greenhouse gas emissions and other sources, El Niño events greatly increase the odds that a given year will set a new global temperature record, as occurred in 1998.
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