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(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.