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The hype about hydrogen : fact and fiction in the race to save the climate

Author: Joseph J Romm
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2004.
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This explanation of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies takes a hard look at the practical difficulties of transitioning to a hydrogen economy and reveals why neither government policy nor business investment should be based on the belief that hydrogen cars will have meaningful commercial success in the near or medium term.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph J Romm
ISBN: 155963703X 9781559637039 1559637048 9781559637046
OCLC Number: 53138756
Description: xi, 238 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Why hydrogen? why now? --
Fuel cell basics --
The path to fuel cell commercialization --
Hydrogen production --
Key elements of a hydrogen-based transportation system --
The long road to commercialization of fuel cell vehicles --
Global warming and scenarios for a hydrogen transition --
Coping with the global warming century --
Hydrogen partnerships and pilots --
Choosing our future.
Responsibility: Joseph J. Romm.
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Offering an explanation of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies, this book takes a hard look at the practical difficulties of transitioning to a hydrogen economy. It provides a provocative primer on  Read more...

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The hype about hydrogen: fact and fiction in the race to save the climate

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Review of The hype about hydrogen: fact and fiction in the race to save the climate, by Joseph J. Romm, published by Island Press of Washington, Covelo & London in 2005.

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