The hype about hydrogen : fact and fiction in the race to save the climate / Joseph J. Romm.

Author
Romm, Joseph J. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Washington, DC : Island Press, c2004.
Description
xi, 238 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Summary note
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.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Why hydrogen? why now? -- Fuel cell basics -- The path to 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.
ISBN
155963703X (jkt.)
LCCN
2003021418
OCLC
53138756
RCP
N - S