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Hydrogen smoke and mirrors

It has been a remarkable month in the future fuels debate. Big, powerful forces are at play. Propaganda is high, and it is very hard to see the wood for the trees.

Hydrogen, once a frontrunner in the race, has hit a furlong rather like LNG did with methane.

The carbon footprint of creating blue hydrogen, derived from methane in natural gas, is more than 20% greater than using either natural gas or coal directly for heat, or about 60% greater than using diesel oil for heat, according to jo...

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Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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