El Niño to cause record-breaking temperatures in 2024

The Guardian February 29, 2024, 06:00 PM UTC

Summary: In 2024, El Niño is expected to cause record-breaking temperatures in the Amazon, Alaska, India, the Philippines, and the Caribbean. A 90% chance exists that global temperatures will set a new record. The event will heighten the risk of year-round marine heatwaves, wildfires, and coastal erosion. El Niño's impact is exacerbated by human-caused global sea level rise and the rising levels of carbon dioxide. The study was published in Scientific Reports.

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