- Guardian fracking debate 30 July 2014
- Carbon dioxide – our target gas? Here’s why: see this paper by Professor Pierrehumbert:
- Professor Joanna Haigh on climate change! Friday 4th July 2014, London.
- Aircraft contrails – how dangerous for the climate? Amelioration possible?
- Aircraft contrails – dangerous for the climate?
Author Archives: Mike Koefman
Yes! There are lots of hydrogen success stories, many of these are within transport, for example public buses in various cities. Visit our “Links” page for more specific examples.
The key reason is commercial rather than scientific: it is the power of incumbency, whereby those who acquire the dominant position in a given market are able to hold off all challengers, and have been able to gain the … Continue reading
Hydrogen is a component of water, so we must separate it from water using electrolysis. This is a well understood technology, using the passage of an electric current through specially treated water. For example, it has been done on … Continue reading
It depends what you mean by “efficient”. You need a lot less by weight for the same energy output via oil or natural gas or coal, but hydrogen is a highly voluminous gas, so you need a lot more … Continue reading
Isn’t hydrogen quite a dangerous gas to be using in our homes and other close proximities? Isn’t there a hydrogen bomb?!
All fuels are dangerous: the gas in our stoves and the petrol in our cars are equally explosive and flammable. The key is to prevent leaks, just as with current fuels. And the H-Bomb is a very different matter, … Continue reading
Shipping at Liverpool. Outreach worker Mike Koefman took copious notes from this conference and will post a decent summary in the ‘blog’ section by mid July.
Well done Plymouth!
Draft – BME Communities and Climate Change 22nd March 2013, London Scottish House 24 Mount Street, Manchester M2 3NN Programme 0930 Registration 0955 Welcome and Introduction Atiha Chaudry (Chair of Manchester BME Network and Greater Manchester BME Network) 1000 Setting … Continue reading