2017 was the hottest year on record without an El Niño, thanks to global warming
Climate scientists predicted the rapid rise in global surface temperatures that we’re now seeing.
In fact, 2017 was the hottest year without an El Niño by a wide margin – a whopping 0.17°C hotter than 2014, which previously held that record. Remarkably, 2017 was also hotter than 2015, which at the time was by far the hottest year on record thanks in part to a strong El Niño event that year. Click here to read more on Guardian.com >>>