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'According to the CAA’s (Civil Aviation Authority) review of safety, page 156, they are concerned that global warming will lead to more lightning strikes on aircraft!'
'Lightning-induced fires are rare...However, greater weather changes are anticipate as a result of global warming, with lighting implications.'
Flashback 2009: Climatologist Rejects Global Warming as Cause of Plane Crash
Flashback 2009: Dem Sen. Stabenow: ‘Global warming creates volatility. I feel it when I’m flying. The storms are more volatile’
USA saw fewest lightning deaths on record in 2013: ’23 Americans died from lightning in 2013, the fewest since records began in 1940′ - '2013 was also a relatively quiet year in the USA for severe thunderstorms, which produce large hail, tornadoes or very strong winds.' - 'The previous record low was in 2011, which had 26 deaths.'
Flashback 2010: 'Global Warming Could Lead to More Lightning Deaths': 'New research reveals that rising temperatures may increase the frequency of the sometimes fatal lightning strikes.'