The Madness of Exploiting Methane Hyd...

The Madness of Exploiting Methane Hydrates

There are 1 comment on the Oil Change story from Mar 13, 2013, titled The Madness of Exploiting Methane Hydrates. In it, Oil Change reports that:

The complete folly of our current energy path was once again laid bare yesterday with the news from Japan that the state-owned oil and gas company JOGMEC had successfully drilled under the seabed into deposits of methane hydrate.

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PHD

Cibolo, TX

#1 Mar 13, 2013
The US Geological Survey argues that methane hydrates offer an “immense carbon reservoir”, twice all other known fossil fuels on earth. That is potentially one huge amount of carbon that
"could be"
burnt or released into the atmosphere.

The Washington Post points out the blindingly obvious: If a “significant fraction” of hydrates are developed the bottom line is that
“It could"
prove impossible to keep global warming below the goal of 2°C”.

More sceintific science fiction scare tactics.

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