RESEARCH: Extreme El Niños to become more frequent with climate change -- study Stephanie Paige Ogburn, E&E reporter Published: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 "El Niño hits California hard," read the CBS News headline. Please subscribe to ClimateWire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.