El Niño: Weather’s Bad Boy

Here in Washington, D.C., as in many other places, it’s been unseasonably warm this year—and it looks like that trend is going to continue all year.

The reason, scientists say, is a combination of the El Niño weather phenomenon and increased levels of greenhouse gases.

So what exactly is El Niño? Check out these sites for more information on the phenomenon that’s keeping us in short sleeves.

 

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