Global Warming May Lead to More Frequent La Nina Events: Study

January 26, 2015 4:08 PM

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Global warming may boost the frequency of extreme and devastating La Niña events, a study released on Monday suggests.

Those powerful weather events, which currently occur about every 23 years, have been responsible for heavy flooding in the countries bordering the western Pacific and droughts in the American Southwest, as well as increasingly intense Atlantic hurricanes and Pacific cyclones. The new study predicts ...

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