The arrival of El Nino cycles doubles the of risk for civil war in tropical countries, studies have found.
Extreme fluctuations are likely to double by the end of the 21st century, with potentially catastrophic results. Continue reading →
This year's El Niño is historically powerful, after unprecedented changes related to global warming, according to the World Meteorological Organization. Continue reading →
The fragile Galapagos ecosystem may prove no match for the strong winds, heavy rains and warmer than usual ocean currents that accompany El Nino.
A shift of the winds can alter ocean temperature in the Pacific and weather patterns across the planet. Continue reading →
In the case of major hurricanes-- a Category 3 or greater -- the United States has been in a dry spell for nine years.
2015 may only be two months old, but it's already the warmest first two months of any year on record.
This year's El Niño may deliver a quiet tornado season.
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