The Strongest El Nino in Decades Is Going to Mess With Everything

  • Drought relief possible in California, dryness in Australia
  • People, crops, birds, fish all will feel effects of El Nino

The El Niño Effect: What It Means for Commodities

It has choked Singapore with smoke, triggered Pacific typhoons and left Vietnamese coffee growers staring nervously at dwindling reservoirs. In Africa, cocoa farmers are blaming it for bad harvests, and in the Americas, it has Argentines bracing for lower milk production and Californians believing that rain will finally, mercifully fall.

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