What is going on in the Gulf?
Several things are clear.
First, methane gas is escaping from the sea floor.
Second, oil is seeping from the sea floor.
Third, the implications of these facts are being obscured by BP and the government.
Here are some links that help bring interested readers up to date.
First, if you are interested in viewing a CNN video clip featuring an expert discuss the methane links click here
Interestingly, I could not find this CNN video at CNN. It is available at youtube though. I have no idea why it was taken down.
Second, if you are interested in a discussion of the implications of the methane and oil leaks, read here:
Finally, if you are interested in a discussion of how this entire drama is unfolding see the following two links
If you are wondering why this all matters, see the Matt Simmons video at Kings World News I posted previously.