"This could be the start of another ramping up of warming."
The evidence mounts of the imminent arrival of the El Nino which I believe will correspond with the worst fire season in Australia's contemporary history.
We dodged a bullet last year but it now looks like this event is beginning. When, not if it starts, it will unleash the next stage of our runaway, abrupt climate change that is already being called the 6th great extinction.
More and faster loss of the Arctic sea ice which could well be declared a blue water event this year releasing the methane hydrates at an ever increasing rate.
Welcome to 2015, a year like no other before it.
Climate shift in the Pacific may accelerate global warming
29 December, 2014
With 2014 likely to be declared the world's hottest year on record, the last thing the planet needs is a climate shift to turbo-charge the global warming already under way.