Methane is 100-200 times more warming than CO2(Carbon dioxide).
The decay rates of methane vary, it lasts well over 12 years in most instances, sometimes up to 100 years before decaying. Meaning it will actively warm the atmosphere for over that 100 years until enough of the excess methane atomically decays to get the atmosphere back down to current and "near past" levels. By then however we will have nearly been extinct.
There is a total of ~5 gigatons methane within Earths atmosphere as of now, Dr. Natalia Shakhova and her international research team expect that ~50 gigatons of methane will be released into the atmosphere over next 10-80 years from just one portion of the Arctic, it is apperantly an extremely precarious situation considering the nature of the melting of permafrost that has not been melted for eons; the ~50 gigatons from the East Saberian Arctic Self Region alone could be released over the next 80 years, or it could violently irrupt by several gigatons at a time over the next 10 years.
You will see what I'm referring to within the first 15-20mins of this press conference below.
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