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How El Niño Happens

Chris Higgins
YouTube / The New York Times
YouTube / The New York Times / YouTube / The New York Times
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The weather phenomenon called El Niño has been on my radar* since about the year 2000, but I never really knew what it was. In this short video from The New York Times, we get a simple, straightforward explanation of what El Niño is, and why it happens.

If you've ever wondered what El Niño really is, set aside two minutes to learn:

* = Sorry, pun intended.

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