Methane hydrate is melting in the Arctic

We have had some pretty bad news this August. Many people have died, needlessly, Afghanistan and in Iraq. There have been plenty of examples of the evil that humans inflict upon each other. Politicians still boast as though they have with their expertise, dogma and excellence created the best of all possible worlds, while most of us watch from afar, like seeing an earthquake devastate a city. One item of bad news which has not caught much attention comes from the Arctic. Forgive me for raising it, but I ought to. Continue reading