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“El Nino/La Nina”

Feb 4, 2016 03:49 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Nobody's going to be camping out on Lake Erie this season. Continue reading →
Jan 27, 2016 12:18 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Powerful storms created a huge wave that tossed a government vehicle in Chile. Continue reading →
Oct 22, 2015 09:50 AM ET // Emily Sohn
The arrival of El Nino cycles doubles the of risk for civil war in tropical countries, studies have found.
Sep 28, 2015 06:08 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Extreme fluctuations are likely to double by the end of the 21st century, with potentially catastrophic results. Continue reading →
Sep 2, 2015 04:34 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
This year's El Niño is historically powerful, after unprecedented changes related to global warming, according to the World Meteorological Organization. Continue reading →
Jul 23, 2015 02:00 PM ET // AFP
The fragile Galapagos ecosystem may prove no match for the strong winds, heavy rains and warmer than usual ocean currents that accompany El Nino.
Jul 22, 2015 12:17 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A shift of the winds can alter ocean temperature in the Pacific and weather patterns across the planet. Continue reading →
May 5, 2015 06:40 PM ET // Brian Kahn, Climate Central
In the case of major hurricanes-- a Category 3 or greater -- the United States has been in a dry spell for nine years.
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