and it’s melting!
They found concentrations of the gas close to the ocean surface, especially in areas where sea ice had cracked or broken up.
As we should know, methane is 20 times more powerful than carbon dioxin in terms of trapping solar heat. This is a pretty worrying news for the earth. Let us keep a wary eye on it.
Update down the track:
The independence Exclusive: The methane time bomb
Scientific American: Defusing the Methane greenhouse time bomb