Cleaning the Air and Improving Health with Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicles

@article{Jacobson2005CleaningTA,
  title={Cleaning the Air and Improving Health with Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicles},
  author={Mark Z. Jacobson and Whitney Goldsborough Colella and David M. Golden},
  journal={Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={308},
  pages={1901 - 1905}
}
Converting all U.S. onroad vehicles to hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles (HFCVs) may improve air quality, health, and climate significantly, whether the hydrogen is produced by steam reforming of natural gas, wind electrolysis, or coal gasification. Most benefits would result from eliminating current vehicle exhaust. Wind and natural gas HFCVs offer the greatest potential health benefits and could save 3700 to 6400 U.S. lives annually. Wind HFCVs should benefit climate most. An all-HFCV fleet would… Expand
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