On methane, a greenouse gas more potent than carbon dixoide:

To put this in perspective, just seven years ago, estimates suggested that only 500,000 tons of methane were being released into Earth's atmosphere each year. Now we're measuring 17 million tons of it. Just in the Arctic.

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The Giant Methane Monster That Can Wipe Out the Human Race
Underneath the frozen Arctic are 1,000 gigatons of the world’s most deadly greenhouse gas.

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  1. But if we burn it, that will solve the problem. Once and for all.

  2. realtalk why aren't we mining it and putting it into cars?

  3.  This was what was always gonna happen, denial is a hell of a emotion.

  4. There may be a good reason, but my default answer to such a question is:  "we are idiots".

  5. Realtalk: because it's spread out over thousands of square miles and gasses are a pain to trap.

    Better answer: it makes nifty fires at night over gas refineries

  6. imagine tearing up the entire arctic, completely destroying everything and somehow dredging out all the methane cthaltrate or however its spelled from every coastline around the entire world, We might as well terraform mars for the same cost, and more badass effect.