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Study: ‘The US Will See 50‰ More Lightning Strikes, Thanks to Global Warming’

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http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2014/11/climate-change-means-more-lightning

Lightning strikes in the continental United States will increase roughly 12 percent for every degree Celsius of global warming, a study published today in Science finds. If warming continues unchecked, that could translate into a 50 percent increase in lightning by the end of the century—three strikes then for every two strikes now.

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