Our Pollution May Actually Be Causing Thunderstorms

September 28, 2017 | Posted in Climate Change, Heathenry, Stuff | By

As a Thorian it’s only natural that I love and am fascinated by thunderstorms. Popular Science magazine recently reported on how humanity is helping create more thunderstorms which – as much as I may love them – isn’t necessarily a good thing.

Our pollution might actually be causing thunderstorms

Ships could seed clouds for lightning. Lightning strikes the water as San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) navigates between storms. The Essex Amphibious Ready Group is currently operating in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Liam Kennedy/Released Lightning tends to trigger in us… Read more →

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