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Originally posted by poet1b
reply to post by stanguilles7
The article is about finding a way to capture methane hydrates, and using it as an energy source, rather than allowing it to just escape into the atmosphere, where it will be a far more potent greenhouse global warming contributor. Some might consider methane hydrates to be trapped, but my perspective is not so narrowly defined.
finding a way to extract natural gas from solid hydrates
Secretary Steven Chu contributed a statement to an announced breakthrough in research into tapping the vast fuel resource of methane hydrates