Blue hydrogen 'hard to justify on climate grounds', US study warns

Michael Holder
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The Teeswork Site, the UK's largest freeport where BP is developing a major blue hydrogen facility | Credit: BP
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The Teeswork Site, the UK's largest freeport where BP is developing a major blue hydrogen facility | Credit: BP

UK government urged to avoid backing blue hydrogen after US study finds its production could be worse for climate than natural gas

Campaigners are urging the UK government to prioritise and support the production of 'green' hydrogen made using renewable energy, after a major US academic study today found that 'blue' hydrogen produced...

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