The Disaffected Lib: It’s Still Fossil Fuel

The Japanese have successfully tapped seabed methane clathrates, also known as “flammable ice.”   Deposits of compressed and frozen methane are fairly common in northern waters.  British Columbia has looked at exploiting them. The gas field is about 50km away from Japan’s main island, in the Nankai Trough. Researchers say it could provide an alternative energy ...