19 Jan '18, 4pm

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The year 2017 was the second-warmest year on record, according to the scientists at NASA. Since reliable record-keeping began in 1880, scientists have been keeping track of global temperatures. At the end of 2017, scientists at NASA calculated the global temperature and ranked it second on the warmest years list. The hottest year on record was the year prior; 2016. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), uses a different analytical method for calculating global temperatures, ranked 2017 as the third-warmest year on record. Previously, the warmest years have occurred during the weather pattern known as El Niño. During El Niño years, the trade winds weaken or reverse causing cold parts of the ocean to warm up. Those warmer water temperatures lead to warmer atmospheric temperatures and a warmer year. The year 2017 was an exception, because it was a La Niña...

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