It was the hottest June in records dating back to 1880, and the 14th consecutive month of record-breaking temperature surge.
Can humans survive this? The last time carbon dioxide was regularly above 400 parts per million was before modern humans walked on Earth.
El Niño phenomena is causing less rainfall in different areas including the Jellyfish lake in Palau. Because of the lack of rain, the lagoon becomes saltier driving both plankton and the jellyfish away.
There's trouble brewing at the iconic Great Barrier Reef in Australia. A recent study shows that almost half of the reef, mostly in the Northern part, is practically dead while 93 percent of its corals have been bleached.
A rare Pacific seahorse was recently caught on camera off the coast of California, likely brought to the area by unusually warm El Niño waters.
Thousands of blacktip sharks in a huge congregation were recently caught on-camera in South Florida.
Heavy El Niño rains have spurred the growth of poisonous mushrooms in California, which are potentially dangerous for pets playing outside.
Humpback whales are spending some extra time up north in Alaska this season. Experts say the whales are slow to arrive at breeding grounds in Hawaii because of possible food competition or El Niño disruptions.
Caught in white outfits in a brown landscape, snowshoe hares are feeling conspicuous to predators in low-snow landscapes caused by El Niño. Black bears are likewise thrown off schedule and using more energy to stay awake.
A rare Eastern Pacific green sea turtle was recently seen swimming in Northern California's San Joaquin River far from its home near Mexico. Researcher believe the animals have been lured north by warmer El Niño waters and that this may be dangerous for the species if more follow.
One of the Earth's driest places, Chile's Atacama Desert, is blanketed in purple flowers this fall because of unprecedented rains brought by El Niño. They flowers are nearly over--they're expected to disappear by late-November.
Orangutans and other rare species on the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Borneo are endanagered, in large part due to commercial plam oil cultivation. In the last decade alone, orangutan populations have declined by 50 percent as the result of habitat loss and smoke-related deaths.
The climate events depicted in the movie "The Day After Tomorrow," may be possible, researchers say.
Another whales has washed up on the shore of a wildlife refuge in the Bay Area. This time, the whale appears to be badly decomposed.