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Climate change doubles risk of extreme El Niño events

January 19th, 2014 by University of Exeter

The risk of extreme versions of the El Niño weather phenomenon will double over the coming decades due to global warming, new research has shown. The frequency of ‘extreme El Niños’ could see a twofold increase as the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean warms faster than the surrounding regions. Similar events were experienced in 1982 and […]