The earth’s getting warmer: “Yes, it’s true that no
single event makes a trend. But the fact is, the 12 hottest years on
record have all come in the last 15.” President Obama, in the State of the Union Address:
You can see that in NOAA’s record of global temperatures.
From Ezra Klein's Wonkblog. Weather nerds will note how much colder La Niña years once were, compared to neutral or El Niño years — but not today.