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'No wonder so many climate scientists are hopelessly confused. They happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time, and they like to draw straight lines through sinuous phenomena'
(Reuters) - "Scientists say that climate change is increasing the likelihood of lightning strikes across the United States, after lightning struck at a square near the White House, leaving three people dead and one other in critical condition."
But wait! How can fatal lightning strikes be a "climate warning" when fatal lightning strikes are dramatically declining?!
Extreme weather expert Professor Roger Pielke Jr. comments by pointing out the dramatic drop in lightning strike deaths since 1900.:
Which is it?! Predict both outcomes & you are never wrong! Climate studies predict LESS & MORE lightning strikes
Study: UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH: Lightning storms less likely in a warming planet
On Monday, August 15, Dessler will take the Soho Forum’s debate stage to defend the resolution: Climate Science compels us to make large and rapid reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.