Global Warming Consequences of a Future Hydrogen Economy

  title={Global Warming Consequences of a Future Hydrogen Economy},
  author={Ronald E. Hester and Roy M Harrison and Richard G. Derwent},
This paper takes a forward look at the possible consequences of a future hydrogen economy, which is seen by some experts as a panacea largely without adverse environmental consequences. The paper takes a dispassionate look at the effects of the increasing use of hydrogen as a fuel upon atmospheric chemistry and how this will impact climate. The overall conclusion of this paper, however, is that the climate effects of a hydrogen economy will be much smaller than those of the carbon economy it… CONTINUE READING


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