Going Green

Monday, July 21, 2008

Hydrogen for the Future

Hydrogen is moving closer to reality as a fuel for automobiles.

Hydrogen future doable, experts tell Congress

Best-case scenario: cars free from oil by 2050, and few carbon emissions

A transition to vehicles that run on hydrogen — and independence from oil as well as a sharp drop in carbon emissions — is doable but that best-case scenario requires nearly $200 billion in funding and further breakthroughs, National Research Council experts said Thursday in a report requested by Congress.

While stressing the "best-case scenario" nature of their report, the experts concluded...(complete article here).

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