2017 hottest year on record without an El Niño, thanks to global warming
2017 was the second-hottest year on record. Despite climate change denial remaining prevalent in 2017, the global surface warming trends align with predictions of climate scientists.
Without the short-term influence of an El Niño event, it was the hottest year yet reports Dana Nuccitelli.
Read the full article from The Guardian, January 2nd 2017