Sunday, September 10, 2017

Ships cause storms and lightening

Ships are allowed to burn diesel that is many times more polluting that what people can put in trucks and cars. It's basically the bottom of the barrel crud. The thinking was, far out to sea, that pollution wouldn't do much harm. It would disburse. But take a look at this amazing map of lightening strikes over shipping lanes. Dirty diesel is creating its own storms.

Our pollution might actually be causing thunderstorms - Popular Science

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