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Can you really make green hydrogen out of dirty Australian coal?

Whatever happens in the car industry some vehicles are likely to end up being powered by pure hydrogen or some other hard fuel. Electricity grids may also use it to store winter fuel. But Japan has split from the rest of the planet in believing that hydrogen would be THE fuel to replace petroleum, for all cars, but in the face of rising agreement that EVs are the way forward, it is rapidly revising its stance. Until that is, Australia has come to its apparent rescue. Just how real is such a move really? Australia, rich in all sorts of coal, wants to try taking coal out of the ground, burning it inside a converted coal plant, and for each…

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