Latest Methane clathrate Stories

2006-07-20 14:25:00

If the world continues to get warmer, vast amounts of methane gas trapped in ice under the sea could belch up and worsen climate change, according to a study.

2006-03-30 07:10:00

DNA analysis of deep-sea vent microbes has revealed that they represent some of the planet's oldest forms of life. Some four billion years ago, life on Earth may have had its origin in similar vent environments.

2006-01-28 17:55:00

Scientists have discovered an undersea deposit of frozen methane just off the Southern California coast, but whether it can be harnessed as a potential energy source is unknown.

2005-09-18 10:05:00

Open University researchers have uncovered startling new evidence about an extreme period of a sudden, fatal dose of global warming some 180 million years ago during the time of the dinosaurs. The scientists' findings could provide vital clues about climate change happening today and in the future.

2005-06-06 14:39:59

Sustainable energy source could solve Bermuda Triangle riddle.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'