Seven-year stabilization of methane may slow global warming, UCI scientists say
Irvine, Calif., November 20, 2006
Scientists at UC Irvine have determined that levels of atmospheric methane – an influential greenhouse gas – have stayed nearly flat for the past seven years, which follows a rise that spanned at least two decades.
Mike Tidwell comments;
Flat is good. Any resumption is bad. A concern in all this is the stability of the 15,000 gigatons of methane hydrate on the sea floor. -MT