Clathrate Gun Hypothesis

The particular clathrate gun hypothesis is the popular name fond of the hypothesis in which increases in beach temperatures can induce the sudden release of methane via methane clathrate substances buried in seabeds and permafrost which, because the methane itself is often a powerful greenhouse fuel, leads to more temperature rise and further methane clathrate destabilization in essence initiating a runaway method as irreversible, after started, as the firing of a gun.