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You know hydrogen hype is reaching new levels of stupidity when Nespresso starts delivering coffee in hydrogen-powered trucks.
Does hydrogen made from renewable electricity have a role to play?
It claims to be "hydrogen-powered" and "zero-emission", and it also claims to be making hydrogen from the water on which the boat floats (rather than tanks of hydrogen that come from a hydrogen refuelling station). Something doesn't add up...
The only people who benefit from the hydrogen economy are the oil and petrochemical companies that make the stuff.
Hydrogen separated from natural gas is a problem, not a solution; electrolysis is the answer but it's expensive.
Hydrogen burns clean and running vehicles with hydrogen fuel cells instead of oil would be a great step forward for the environment.
New technology might actually pull hydrogen out of the Alberta tar sands and leave the carbon behind.
A recent study casting doubt on the green credentials of so-called “blue hydrogen” has caused a stir in the scientific community.
Yes, in theory. Doing it in practice is a whole other story. This is another example of how the hydrogen economy is a fantasy.
Planetary Hydrogen stores carbon while it generates hydrogen with renewable electricity.