“The last 1 million years have been the coolest million years in the last 250 million years.” – Ray Kraft
The Arctic Ocean is heating from below, a new study has found.
See comparisons between 1997 and 2015
Forecasters warn this winter’s El Niño could be historically strong.
The trend is significantly increasing the chances that storms will drench California this winter, according to a new report released by federal scientists.
“During past ice ages the tropical Pacific Ocean behaved rather as it does to day in an El Niño event, bringing downpours to some places and drought to others.”
“The Pacific is in a really extreme configuration right now.” Compares to the El Niño of 1997, the strongest El Niño on record.
Here’s another important study showing that El Niño activity correlates with ice ages.
Scientists think the ‘blob’ could be behind the weather extremes across North America in recent winters, says this video from the BBC.