19 May '17, 2pm

China claims major energy breakthrough with 'flammable ice'

China claims major energy breakthrough with 'flammable ice'

But Linga warns extraction must be done carefully. Methane could escape from the methane hydrates during extraction, which could harm the planet as methane holds greater potential to affect climate change than carbon dioxide, according to the BBC. It’s hard to tell if flammable ice extraction will fall into the pitfalls of the oil and gas industry, with greed taking precedence over our planet. The BBC also described flammable ice as a very energy intensive source of fuel.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/china-claims-major-energy-breakthrou...

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