Hydrogen and Pollution

Having just (over-)indulged in the Tokyo Olympics, I was intrigued to read that The Guardian has taken a negative view of the hydrogen-powered Olympic flame. The article warns that the “Olympic flame is a warning sign for [a] hydrogen future”, and brands it with the keyword ‘Pollutionwatch’. Hydrogen and pollution? Notwithstanding my immediate reaction that … Read more

Brave New World

There are several good books out at the moment relating to the problem of climate change, humanity’s emissions and what to do about them. One is by Bill Gates, and his input on the subject is extremely welcome. With his laser focus on getting tasks completed, he says there are only two statistics that matter: … Read more

UK Hydrogen Trains

The BBC this morning has news of a the UK’s first hydrogen train. This is interesting news, but what’s more interesting is that this is being driven by the UK government’s commitment to phasing out diesel-only trains within the next 20 years. This could end up having a profound effect on hydrogen powered transport of … Read more