> Ye R programmers, can you verify that climate links in the Pacific Ocean are getting stronger?

I can't see any indication of this in Fig 2 of

* Josef Ludescher, Avi Gozolchiani, Mikhail I. Bogachev, Armin Bunde, Shlomo Havlin, and Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, [Improved El NiƱo forecasting by cooperativity detection](http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2013/06/26/1309353110.full.pdf+html), _Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences_, 30 May 2013.

If anything, since about 2000, they've been weaker than typical.