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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.
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?