Hydrogen Demand: Hydrogen Is Not A Growth Market, It’s A Diminishing One (Part 1 Of 3)

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 19:32:58 +0000

Hydrogen demand today is two-thirds for petroleum refining and fertilizer manufacturing. Both of those uses are going to drop precipitously in the coming decades, and the one area of demand growth won’t replace the loss.

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Why Is There So Much Tribalism In Alternative Fuels? There Are 39 Trillion Reasons (Part 1 Of 2)

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 06 Sep 2021 17:19:13 +0000

That’s the reason why there’s all this tribalism in alternative fuels. There’s $39 trillion in future profits in the industry up for grabs.

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Chemical Engineer Paul Martin Reflects On Liebreich’s Hydrogen Ladder & #Hopium — Part 1

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 03:20:11 +0000

Chemical process engineer and expert on biofuels and hydrogen Paul Martin and I discuss Michael Liebreich’s hydrogen ladder, agreeing and disagreeing in turn with aspects of it. This first half focuses on places hydrogen won’t play.

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A Transformative Climate Action Framework for Transportation

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2021 00:55:16 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Jeremy Martin, Senior Scientist and Director of Fuels Policy Addressing the climate crisis requires major changes in our cars, trucks and fuels, but ensuring that all people share equitably in the benefits and burdens of the transportation systems requires more profound change, that centers people rather […]

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10 Major Industries Ranked By Climate Action Progress

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 19:25:09 +0000

Much of industry is responding well to the biggest issue of this century, one we’ve jointly created over the past 300 years. But there is still much work to be done.

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It’s Just Got To Be BEV

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 16:30:19 +0000

Only 100% battery electric vehicles (BEVs) have the potential to create the deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions in the transport sector that the world needs to avoid catastrophic climate change. BEVs will become more efficacious as the grid gets greener around the globe. But what about hybrids, hydrogen fuel cells, biofuels, and electrofuels? Hybrids […]

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“Fit for 55” Fails to Right Wrongs of EU’s Disastrous Biofuels Policy

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 21:27:05 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Sam Hargreaves The European Commission has backed down on a proposal to shift its “green fuels” law towards non-liquid alternatives like electricity as part of its Fit for 55 package. This is despite 10 years of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) leading to widespread deforestation, habitat loss, and biodiesel emissions greater than the fossil […]

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EU Push To Green Shipping Is Positive But Risks Locking In Fossil Gas

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 21:30:48 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Eoin Bannon The EU has published proposals to make the shipping sector finally pay for its pollution and fossil fuels — and to start using cleaner maritime fuels. However, the world’s first “green” fuel mandate for the sector would actually boost the use of LNG, a fossil fuel, said green […]

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EU Climate Plan — Emissions-Free Cars For All (But Not Quick Enough), + Aviation, Shipping, & Other Matters

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 20:54:49 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Eoin Bannon An EU plan to sell 100% emissions-free cars in 2035 will democratise electric vehicles in Europe, green group Transport & Environment (T&E) has said. Cars are responsible for 12% of all greenhouse gas emissions in Europe, and switching sales from polluting engines to fully electric is a crucial […]

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10 Years Of EU’s Failed Biofuels Policy Has Wiped Out Forests The Size Of The Netherlands — Study

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 01:18:01 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Sam Hargreaves Europe’s thirst for biodiesel to fuel its cars and trucks has likely wiped out forests the size of the Netherlands since the introduction of the EU’s green fuels law in 2010¹, a new study shows. T&E, who carried out the study, calls on the EU to end support to […]

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