Methane-eating Bacteria Could Be Curbing Global Warming

Posted in Science on 5th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Bacteria that eat methane, a greenhouse gas, have been discovered in an Antarctic lake that has been isolated from the atmosphere for thousands of years.

China claims breakthrough in mining 'flammable ice'

Posted in Science on 20th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

China has for the first time extracted gas from an ice-like substance under the South China Sea considered key to future global energy supply.

Banned industrial solvent sheds new light on methane mystery

Posted in Featured, Science on 25th Apr, 2017
by Alex Muller

Since 2007, scientists have been searching to find the cause of a sudden and unexpected global rise in atmospheric methane, a potent greenhouse gas.

Methane release from melting permafrost could trigger dangerous global warming

Posted in Science on 16th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Molecule for molecule, methane traps more heat than carbon dioxide; approximately 30 times more.

Siberian Methane Release is on the Rise

Posted in Science on 5th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers are finding that more and more harmful methane gas is escaping from the region's thawing permafrost.