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but both 20 would have been records even without it"; he attributed about 90% of the warming in 2016 to anthropogenic climate change.

El Niño generally tends to increase global temperatures.

La Niña, on the other hand, usually causes years which are cooler than the short-term average.

Global mean surface temperature change from 1880 to 2017, relative to the 1951–1980 mean.

The black line is the global annual mean and the red line is the five-year lowess smooth.

The longer you're on the escalator, the higher you go.And the El Niño phenomenon is like jumping up and down while you're on the escalator." Peter Stott, acting director of the Met Office, noted the influence of the El Niño event on 2016 temperatures but also stated that "the main contributor to warming over the last 150 years is human influence on climate from increasing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere." agreed stating that "[m]ultiple lines of independent evidence confirm that the planet has warmed over the last 150 years: warmer oceans, warmer land, warmer lower atmosphere and melting ice.