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Lightning could increase dramatically as temperatures rise




Lightning strikes over Hermosa Beach.
Lightning strikes over Hermosa Beach.
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New research suggests that as temperatures rise, lightning will increase as much as 50 percent over the next century all across the United States.

It was all compiled by a team at UC Berkeley and published in this week's issue of Science.

Climate Scientist David Romps joins Take Two to talk about his findings. To hear this segment, click on "Listen Now" above.