Strong El Nino years to double, scientists say

By Santiago Ortega Arango | Tue, 18 Feb 2014 10:23 AM
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MEDELLIN, Colombia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Climate change could double the rate of occurrences of the strongest El Niño events, one of the world’s most destructive climate phenomena, climate scientists say.

El Niño occurs when the surface water of the Pacific Ocean warms up, changing rainfall patterns around the world. Its effects include droughts in Africa, crop losses in ...

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