Blue hydrogen ‘dirtier than natural gas’
Plus: IPPC & Rethinking Climate Change, Exxon’s inertia, pipeline risks spook insurers + MORE
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In today’s issue:
Blue hydrogen ‘dirtier than natural gas heating’
IPPC & ‘Rethinking Climate Change’
Exxon’s inertia, new board under fire
TechnipFMC’s spinoff & seabed mineral mining
FERC overlooks LNG’s climate impacts
Insurers baulk at oil pipeline risks + MORE
Population growth and energy demand
Net zero ‘risks global famine’
Decarbonisation stories you need to read
Researchers have thrown the cat among the pigeons by claiming blue hydrogen for domestic heating emits more greenhouse gases than burning the natural gas directly in boilers.
The study found total CO2-equivalent emissions for blue H2 …