El Niño shows us the true face of climate change

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Though the El Niño period we’re in is natural and relatively predictable, its impacts on the global environment and economy have been significant — from sweltering heat in Australia to deep freezes across the southern U.S. El Niño may be giving us a glimpse of what’s to come if climate change is not soon curtailed.

Read the full story in the COE News which includes interviews with COE researchers, including the School of Oceanography affiliate professor Michael McPhaden.