How green hydrogen could completely reshape the global energy map

Michael Holder
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Could green hydrogen upend the geopolitical hegemony of oil and gas? | Credit: iStock
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Could green hydrogen upend the geopolitical hegemony of oil and gas? | Credit: iStock

Driven by net zero, hydrogen could make up 12 per cent of global energy use by 2050, according to IRENA

The geopolitical ramifications of the green energy transition have long been contemplated by foreign policy wonks. But as clean energy technologies have continued their inexorable march worldwide and public...

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