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By Nsikan Akpan
A wildfire rages, displacing tens of thousands. Droughts ravage crops, leaving tens of millions hungry. An African nation sells off some of its famous wildlife. Bleaching harms stretches of the Great Barrier Reef. What's happening? El Niño.
By Vikram Mansharamani
The world may have seen the last of air with CO2 levels below 400 parts per million…
By David Biello
When weather events like El Niño impose themselves, everybody on the planet feels it. Scientists are getting better at predicting El Niño, but there is still a lot they don't know amid an absence of data. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien…
By PBS NewsHour
The calculations are in, and 2015 was the warmest year on record, ever since data collection on the planet’s surface land and ocean temperatures began in 1880, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Wednesday.
By Joshua Barajas
El Niño has a history of favoring tropical disease in the U.S. With chikungunya and Zika virus knocking on the door, scientists describe what might be in store for the U.S. next year.
Scientists predict what El Niño might mean for the cost of cookies, the quality of marijuana and the arrival of DC's cherry blossoms.
Violent weather has battered the South and Midwest in recent days, bringing the death toll from up to 45. On Saturday, at least nine tornadoes swept through the Dallas area, blasting neighborhoods with winds of about 200 miles an hour.
The West’s potentially record-breaking wildfire season has burned more than 650,000 acres in California alone. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the science behind the flames.
This past July will go down as Earth’s hottest month in recorded history since 1880, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday.
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