Coal-fired power stations disrupt natural rain patterns

Solstice Media
4 min readMar 15, 2019

Ultrafine particles from coal-fired power plants are disrupting rainfall patterns more than 1000km away, a new study has found.

Callide Power Station in Queensland. Picture: Jorg Hacker.

The 15-year study by researchers in South Australia and Germany mapped the source, journey and effect of ultrafine particles in the lower troposphere.