It all started 12,000 years ago! And it is now; the Earth may be experiencing its highest temperatures it has not been in the last million years! It is especially being felt in the part of the Pacific Ocean where potentially birth place of violent El Nino weather patterns.
Relax!! This does not mean that there will be more frequent El Ninos that can disrupt normal weather around the world. James Hansen, of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York City assures this. But he also says that it could well mean — these wild patterns will be stronger when they occur!
El Ninos in turn can push temperatures higher than they might ordinarily be which happened in 1998. It was then; a so-called ‘super El Nino’ triggered the Earth’s rising temperatures to a record high.