Does the world need hydrogen to solve climate change? In the most optimistic outlooks, hydrogen could soon power trucks, planes and ships. It could heat homes, balance electricity grids and help heavy industry to make everything from steel to cement. But doing all these things with hydrogen would require staggering quantities of the fuel, which is only as clean as the methods used to produce it. Moreover, for every potentially transformative application of hydrogen, there are unique challenges that must be overcome. In this in-depth Q&A – which includes a range of infographics, maps and interactive charts, as well as the views of dozens of experts – Carbon Brief examines the big questions around the “hydrogen economy” and looks at the extent to which it could help the world avoid dangerous climate change.
Carbon Brief 30th Nov 2020 read more »
Toyota Mirai: hydrogen fuel cell proves a viable alternative to batteries for our electric cars. Government appears to be obsessed with battery-powered cars but hydrogen-fuelled EVs are here – they’re just waiting for some investment.
Telegraph 30th Nov 2020 read more »
A hydrogen dual fuel van is to be trialled by the Royal Mail in Aberdeen – as the city works towards achieving better air quality and more sustainable transport options. The trial period will help determine whether hydrogen is operationally suitable for the postal delivery service’s fleet.
Herald 29th Nov 2020 read more »