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EarthTalk: Are Hydrogen Cars a Viable Option?

EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that fuel cell cars aren’t really any greener than conventional gas-powered internal combustion cars? — Michelle Adamo, Portland, OR A decade ago cars powered by fuel cells seemed like the future of green automotive travel, but many…

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Hydrogen will become an integral part of the new energy economy

Unlocking Hydrogen Power with Renewable Energy

Hydrogen is the lightest and most common chemical element in the universe, but it is plagued by concerns about its net energy value (NEV). Depending on the type of energy used to make hydrogen fuel, it can be a remarkably sustainable energy source. To be a viable environmentally sustainable power source, hydrogen fuel must be manufactured using renewable sources of energy like solar. A 2005 Scientific American article…

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When will you be able to drive this hydrogen fuel cell powered car?

EarthTalk: The Future of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powered Cars

EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Not long ago we were reading a lot about hydrogen’s role in a clean energy future, with cars transitioning from gasoline-powered engines to hydrogen-powered fuel cells. Where does hydrogen fit now in the mix with electric cars now coming on…

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