The seabed on most of the continental slopes is covered by methanhydrate.  It’s stabilized by pressure and temperature.  If one is compromised, methan can leak from it’s ice cage and rise toward the water surface.  Runaway erosion of the sub floor.  We have compromised the seabed floor.

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‘Reasonably high’ chance BP files for bankruptcy.

Plans to evacuate Tampa Bay. For the rest of us in the US: