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Methane hydrate is not a smoking gun in the Arctic Ocean

00:00 EDT 22 Aug 2017 | Lifesciencesworld

[NEWS] Clathrate (hydrate) gun hypothesis stirred quite the controversy when it was posed in 2003. It stated that methane hydrates — frozen water cages containing methane gas found below the ocean floor - can melt due to increasing ocean temperatures. According to the hypothesis this melt can happen in a time span of a human life, dissociating vast amounts of hydrate and releasing methane into the atmosphere. Consequently, this would lead to a runaway process, where th…

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