What is the significance of reaching this new milestone? And now that El Niño is waning, what might the future bring?
Earlier this month, a spate of headlines proclaimed that February 2016 was the warmest month on record for the globe. At that time, I wrote that we should wait until official, reliable analyses were in before drawing any final conclusions.
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