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Methane Clathrate

Sex, Lies, and Black Holes of Methane - in Fiction and Fact

Nathan Currier | Posted 10.20.2014 | Green
Nathan Currier

This is serious, and unexpected observations concerning the stability of Arctic methane stores, even globally trivial ones, should bring us back to a vastly more important public conversation from last year.

What the Heck Is a Methane Hydrate?

Rebecca Anderson | Posted 06.05.2011 | Green
Rebecca Anderson

It looks like ice that's on fire, which is why one nickname is "fire ice" but it's not really ice. It's methane, surrounded by a cage of water molecules that forms a solid. Gas liquid = solid. Who knew?