10/20/2014 04:05 pm ET Updated Oct 20, 2014

El Niño Brings Floods, Risks -- And Opportunities

The phantom El Niño continues to hold sway over the weather and climate world, in part because it has such a strong influence on weather patterns around the globe. But the weather it influences isn’t the end of the story or even the biggest point. What really matters is how those shifts can lead to flooding or drought.

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