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World Hydrogen Leader , Charley Rattan Associates

UK based offshore wind & hydrogen corporate advisor and trainer; Faculty member World Hydrogen Leaders. Delivering global hydrogen and offshore wind corporate investment advice, business...

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Hydrogen-powered aircraft produce zero CO2 emissions and, depending on the technology used, can substantially reduce or even eliminate air pollutants such as nitrogen oxide, as well as helping prevent contrail formation.

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Matt Chester on May 18, 2021

These types of technologies still seem far away, but if we hope there will eventually be success we need to see investment now. In the meantime, we can't overlook the importance of finding alternatives to ubiquitous flights (for passengers and cargo), with high speed rail being desperately overlooked by leaders in the U.S. 

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Bob Meinetz on May 18, 2021

Q: Are hydrogen-powered aircraft the future of sustainable aviation?
A: Only if they're using sustainable hydrogen - and there's no indication it will ever be cost-effective.

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