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(USA Today)   New study from the auto, coal and airline institute says thunderstorms are responsible for spreading pollution   (usatoday.com) divider line 31
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2012-06-01 09:06:45 AM
This doesn't seem particularly unlikely to me, Submitter. Yes, it is the auto, coal and airline industries that create pollution, but for sure thunderstorms spread it around.
 
2012-06-01 09:07:13 AM
This is just like that other study from McDonalds, Hershey, and Ben & Jerrys that showed that exercise causes obesity.
 
2012-06-01 09:07:31 AM
Unfortunately this may lead to someone trying to ban thunderstorms. Damn shame since I like thunderstorms.
 
2012-06-01 09:09:18 AM
"We may create the pollution, but we don't spread it around! So, don't be mad at us!!!!"
 
2012-06-01 09:11:17 AM
More hocus pocus disguised as science.
 
2012-06-01 09:13:08 AM
FTA:
"The $10 million field study, known as the "Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry" (DC3) project, started May 15.

Through the end of June, more than 100 scientists from about 30 universities and governmental organizations are studying thunderstorms in the diverse weather environments of Oklahoma, Colorado and Alabama"

Job security you can believe in.
Yup, there is no money contamination of "consensual" "scientists".
 
2012-06-01 09:15:47 AM
I would have thought that "The Weather" would be a prime culprit for moving particles and gases about the planet...call me old fashioned.

Nowhere did they say T-Storms caused pollution, though they do produce some ozone.
 
2012-06-01 09:18:52 AM
erm, I guess we'd better not build any roads, powerplants or airports anyplace where there might be a thunderstorm.

/They didn't think this one through, did they?
 
2012-06-01 09:19:50 AM
Captain Planet not amused.
 
2012-06-01 09:27:05 AM

spentmiles: More hocus pocus disguised as science.


Say man, didn't you use to date a climatologist? What ever happened to her?
 
2012-06-01 09:28:30 AM
It's worse than that. Lightning strikes generate ozone and nitrogen oxides, two pollutants. They also set fires that release toxic smoke.

I blame Beaufort.
 
2012-06-01 09:29:00 AM
This is just going to start a whirlwind of discussion.

*snerk*
 
2012-06-01 09:44:15 AM
I think I get the pattern here. Fark - Monday - Post headline that is anti Global Warming - Sit back enjoy
Fark - Tuesday - Post headline that is pro Global Warming - Sit back enjoy. repeat for the rest of the week.

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2012-06-01 10:00:59 AM

Hollie Maea: This doesn't seem particularly unlikely to me, Submitter. Yes, it is the auto, coal and airline industries that create pollution, but for sure thunderstorms spread it around.


The obvious difference being: We can't stop thunderstorms.
 
2012-06-01 10:10:32 AM

blazemongr: Hollie Maea: This doesn't seem particularly unlikely to me, Submitter. Yes, it is the auto, coal and airline industries that create pollution, but for sure thunderstorms spread it around.

The obvious difference being: We can't stop thunderstorms.


Can. Can and do.

http://www.cuttingedge.org/news/n1352.cfm

Wake up, sheeple! Or, I suppose that since I'm only addressing one of you, wake up sheepson.

/lambdividual?

/or maybe just hey, ewe?
 
2012-06-01 10:18:27 AM
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They create the pollution, then the storms distribute it...
 
2012-06-01 10:39:35 AM
And trees create it and thunderstorms spread it.
 
2012-06-01 11:29:27 AM
Was this a Rick Berman "study" like his ones about how Mercury in fish is good for you and that tanning beds are really healthy?

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Can we get back to arguing about the best flavor of ice cream?
 
2012-06-01 11:47:19 AM

snocone: FTA:
"The $10 million field study, known as the "Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry" (DC3) project, started May 15.

Through the end of June, more than 100 scientists from about 30 universities and governmental organizations are studying thunderstorms in the diverse weather environments of Oklahoma, Colorado and Alabama"

Job security you can believe in.
Yup, there is no money contamination of "consensual" "scientists".


I know, dude. The only way we can actually trust these damned learnocrats is if they are completely defunded. If they actually believe in their "science" then they should be doing it for free.
 
2012-06-01 01:32:03 PM
water soluble pollution's dissemination system is the atmospheric water cycle? you don't say. i'm going to test my next theory that the circulatory system has a major impact on the dissemination of drugs through the body.
 
2012-06-01 01:48:44 PM

Erix: snocone: FTA:
"The $10 million field study, known as the "Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry" (DC3) project, started May 15.

Through the end of June, more than 100 scientists from about 30 universities and governmental organizations are studying thunderstorms in the diverse weather environments of Oklahoma, Colorado and Alabama"

Job security you can believe in.
Yup, there is no money contamination of "consensual" "scientists".

I know, dude. The only way we can actually trust these damned learnocrats is if they are completely defunded. If they actually believe in their "science" then they should be doing it for free.


And don't even think of getting snocone started on magnets. Fark couldn't handle the bandwidth for the "scare quotes".
 
2012-06-01 02:51:12 PM
Thunderstorms testify they were "just following orders".
 
2012-06-01 03:57:08 PM
It's a NASA study on exactly WTF is happening up there.

Sure, storms cause some "pollution," but they had their operating permits first.
 
2012-06-01 07:29:29 PM
The atmosphere causes pollution
 
2012-06-01 09:39:18 PM
FTFA Their impacts high in the atmosphere have effects on climate that last long after the storm dissipates.

Did he...
Did he just mistake weather for climate?!
 
2012-06-01 11:36:44 PM

Jormungandr: FTFA Their impacts high in the atmosphere have effects on climate that last long after the storm dissipates.

Did he...
Did he just mistake weather for climate?!


No. Any other questions?
 
2012-06-02 03:19:30 AM
So, no one looked at the linked url?

usatoday.com/weather/research/story/2012-05-30/thunderstroms-pollut ion/55287438/1

I'm curious about the new weather event scientists found that is spreading pollution.
 
2012-06-02 07:18:13 AM

Hollie Maea: This doesn't seem particularly unlikely to me, Submitter. Yes, it is the auto, coal and airline industries that create pollution, but for sure thunderstorms spread it around.


came to say this. glad it was done in one.

Alkony: So, no one looked at the linked url?

usatoday.com/weather/research/story/2012-05-30/thunderstroms-pollut ion/55287438/1

I'm curious about the new weather event scientists found that is spreading pollution.


Strom may refer to:
Contents

1 Geography
2 People
3 Companies
4 Music
5 See also

Geography

8408 Strom (1995 SX12), a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 18, 1995 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Strom, Virginia, an unincorporated community in Botetourt County, Virginia, United States
Strom (Ucker), a river of Brandenburg, Germany
Strom Glacier, a steep valley glacier flowing from the north side of Mount Fridtjof Nansen to the head of the Ross Ice Shelf

People

Brent Strom (born 1948), a former Major League Baseball pitcher
Brock Strom (born 1934), a former American football player
David Strom (born 1964), Research Director at the Emmer for Governor Campaign
Earl Strom (1927-1994), American professional basketball referee
Harry Strom (1914-1984), the ninth Premier of Alberta, Canada, from 1968 to 1971
Jeff Strom, a football (soccer) player who represented New Zealand at international level
Karl Morin-Strom (born 1952), a former politician in Ontario, Canada
Kevin Alfred Strom (born 1956), American founder of the National Vanguard (American organization)
Lyle Elmer Strom (born 1925), a United States federal judge
Mark Strom (born 1982), a Mexican American professional basketball player
Rick Strom (American football), American former quarterback in the NFL
Rick Strom (music), American music producer
Stephanie Strom, American journalist, correspondent for The New York Times
Strom Thurmond (1902-2003), American politician
Virginia Strom-Martin (born 1948), American politician, served in the California state Assembly
Yale Strom, American Klezmer violinist, amateur ethnomusicologist, documentarist, and writer

Companies

Strom Products, an American food manufacturer in Bannockburn, Illinois
Verlag Der Strom, Christian publishing company located in Stuttgart, Germany

Music

Strom (song), song by Die Toten Hosen from the album In aller Stille

See also

Die Stadt hinter dem Strom, a German language existentialist novel by Hermann Kasack, published in 1947 in Berlin
Die Stadt hinter dem Strom (opera), an oratorio-opera in three acts composed by Hans Vogt
Ein Strom fließt durch Deutschland, an East German film
J. Strom Thurmond Dam, a concrete-gravity and embankment dam at the border of South Carolina and Georgia, creating Lake Strom Thurmond
Lake Strom Thurmond, a reservoir at the border between Georgia and South Carolina in the Savannah River Basin
Suzuki V-Strom 1000, a dual-sport motorcycle with a 996 cc V-twin engine and a standard riding posture
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2012-06-02 08:44:13 AM

snocone: FTA:
"The $10 million field study, known as the "Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry" (DC3) project, started May 15.

Through the end of June, more than 100 scientists from about 30 universities and governmental organizations are studying thunderstorms in the diverse weather environments of Oklahoma, Colorado and Alabama"

Job security you can believe in.
Yup, there is no money contamination of "consensual" "scientists".


Oh man, do you mean to tell me those 30 universities and government organizations got ~333,333 dollars each for champagne and BMWs salaries, equipment and related expenses to study thunderstorms?! The outrage! Only CEOs should be making that kind of scratch!

I mean, really, all the BEST science has been done on the side. Newton was a theologian and an alchemist and Einstein was a patent clerk. Those geniuses did it on their own so why do we need to fund these so called educated folks? We shouldn't foster a culture where scientists are expecting handouts unless it's the Koch Brothers handing out freedom checks. They fund they type of patriotic science that our liberal universities need to get back to.
 
2012-06-02 10:33:52 AM

chimp_ninja: Erix: snocone: FTA:
"The $10 million field study, known as the "Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry" (DC3) project, started May 15.

Through the end of June, more than 100 scientists from about 30 universities and governmental organizations are studying thunderstorms in the diverse weather environments of Oklahoma, Colorado and Alabama"

Job security you can believe in.
Yup, there is no money contamination of "consensual" "scientists".

I know, dude. The only way we can actually trust these damned learnocrats is if they are completely defunded. If they actually believe in their "science" then they should be doing it for free.

And don't even think of getting snocone started on magnets. Fark couldn't handle the bandwidth for the "scare quotes".


Lord forgive me, but I do love the butthurt suffered by fools.
Especially the impotent butthurt, my personal favorite.
 
2012-06-02 10:35:49 AM
WWaaa, you have to believe what I believe or else!
Sorry, I cannot actually prove what I believe in, but nevermind, I will use the power of my mind and ridicule to consensus you.

/workion' for you?
 
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