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Lightning strikes could drop by 15% as global temperatures to soar by 5C in 2100 (tr)
Daily Mail ^ | February 12, 2018 | By JOE PINKSTONE

Posted on 02/12/2018 11:15:21 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer

Global warming has the power to curtail one of nature's most powerful phenomena, cutting the chance of lightning strikes in the future.

Increasing greenhouse gases could have a significant effect on storm clouds, experts say.

Under worst case climate change scenarios temperatures worldwide could increase by 5°C (9°F) by 2100.

Using a new method, researchers calculate that the likely incidence of lightning flashes from storm clouds will drop by 15 per cent under these conditions.

Dr Declan Finney of the University of Leeds, who was part of the research, told MailOnline: 'In previous studies of the impact of climate change on lightning, researchers often didn't include consideration of changes in cloud ice.

'This is despite cloud ice being thought to be key in charge generation in thunderstorms.

'This research questions the reliability of previous projections of lightning, and encourages further study into the effects of climate change on cloud ice and lightning.'

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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Full Title: Lightning strikes could drop by 15% as climate change causes global temperatures to soar by 5°C in 2100


1 posted on 02/12/2018 11:15:22 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

\o/


2 posted on 02/12/2018 11:16:00 AM PST by butlerweave
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Shocking.


3 posted on 02/12/2018 11:17:20 AM PST by moovova
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Ridiculous projection based on “fake” model...by scientists with lotsa Grant Money.


4 posted on 02/12/2018 11:17:33 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Pigs could fly.

Donkeys could sing.

Hell could freeze over........................


5 posted on 02/12/2018 11:18:12 AM PST by Red Badger (Wanna surprise? Google your own name. Wanna have fun? Google your friends names......)
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To: moovova

Re-volting!


6 posted on 02/12/2018 11:18:37 AM PST by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Bring on globull warming to save lives from lightening strikes.


7 posted on 02/12/2018 11:19:28 AM PST by bgill (CDC site, "We don't know how people are infected with Ebola.")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

More fake news distractions. What would the democrats do if they couldn’t keep their followers in a constant state of fear?


8 posted on 02/12/2018 11:19:53 AM PST by Trillian
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I just knew you’d be here.


9 posted on 02/12/2018 11:20:28 AM PST by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Wasn't there just an article about a solar minimum and the possibility of a new mini-ice age?
10 posted on 02/12/2018 11:21:00 AM PST by neverevergiveup
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Well, they’ve learned to put their predictions more than 80 years out now...as opposed to the times when they’ve predicted things within their own lifetimes that never happened. They’ve wised up, put the prediction out there long enough so you’ll be gone by the time everyone knows you are just another charlatan.


11 posted on 02/12/2018 11:22:50 AM PST by Scott from the Left Coast
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

By 2100 I don’t think I’ll be too concerned about the weather.


12 posted on 02/12/2018 11:23:08 AM PST by rdl6989
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

By 2100...

Notice that the projection is so far out that the predictor will be long gone and few if any will remember the prediction or who made it.


13 posted on 02/12/2018 11:23:15 AM PST by JimRed ( TERM LIMITS, NOW! Build the Wall Faster! TRUTH is the new HATE SPEECH.)
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To: butlerweave

I am 74, soon to be 75. So, I don’t think I’ll worry too much about this idiocy. Seems to me these guys need a job that actually contributes to wellbeing of others. Like a job that creates weath.


14 posted on 02/12/2018 11:23:39 AM PST by Parmy
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

there is absolutely no global warming. None


15 posted on 02/12/2018 11:24:17 AM PST by raiderboy ( "...if we have to close down our government, we’re building that wall" DJT)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Due to global warming zombie attacks are expected to increase by 500%. Please prepare your zombie safe place now.


16 posted on 02/12/2018 11:26:31 AM PST by IVAXMAN
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Is that good or bad? I'm confused. I thought that everything associated with global warming was supposed to be bad so people would be scared and demand government action.

17 posted on 02/12/2018 11:26:43 AM PST by BitWielder1 (I'd rather have Unequal Wealth than Equal Poverty.)
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To: neverevergiveup
Not a possibility, there is minimum. With the collapse of both the solar and earth polar fields (cyclical) we will see the opposite of "fewer" lightening strikes.

Temperatures are already dropping. I was surprised to see the Weather Channel reverse itself. Could just be CYA.

Others? They're sticking to the narrative for now. It will morph into global warming causes ice ages.
18 posted on 02/12/2018 11:26:46 AM PST by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media and Shariah Socialism.)
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To: Red Badger

Hillary could turn states evidence..!!


19 posted on 02/12/2018 11:27:55 AM PST by Osage Orange (Watch your six.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Another Wild Ass Guess from “science”.


20 posted on 02/12/2018 11:28:02 AM PST by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents__Know Islam, No Peace-No Islam, Know Peace)
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