The joke about hydrogen is that it is and always will be the fuel of the future. But since green hydrogen is made from renewable energy and emits nothing but water vapour, has the era of green hydrogen finally arrived in the fight to reduce carbon emissions? In the latest episode, Australian billionaire mining mogul Andrew Forrest, chairman of Fortescue Metals Group, tells host Pilita Clark that he believes green hydrogen will play a key role in decarbonizing heavy industry. I am telling you why I am here. Pilita also visited her ITM Power, a maker of key machinery in the production of green hydrogen, and Professor Nigel Brandon of Imperial College London explained what the hydrogen economy looks like and the limits of its application. increase.
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