'The role of green hydrogen in achieving a climate-compatible future – is there one?'

The growing clamour around renewable H2 ignores some harsh realities that will limit its role in the energy transition — not least the laws of physics, writes Andreas Biermann

Batteries, not hydrogen, are already making inroads into short-haul aviation.
Batteries, not hydrogen, are already making inroads into short-haul aviation.Foto: NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images
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Published 2 December 2021, 13:05Updated 2 December 2021, 13:05