It's always been sort of talked about like climate change
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Wildfires, hurricanes and floods: Climate change already hitting US, according to new UN study
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Buckle up. The world’s most influential natural weather feature is shifting gears. 

An El Niño is building along the equator in the eastern Pacific Ocean. And, there’s above-normal chances it will be a strong El Niño, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said this week. That could have dramatic impacts in the United States and around the globe late