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Leaks could potentially undermine climate benefits of green hydrogen

Without requirements for preventing leaks, hydrogen not only risks contributing to global warming but also prolonging the lifespan of methane, warn environmental groups and scientists while noting lack of attention to this risk from Denmark and other nations.

Hydrogen leaks throughout the value chain - from production to transport to use - are a source of global warming. | Photo: SIEMENS/www.siemens.com/press

Green hydrogen has a huge potential.

It has the potential to store renewable energy. To replace coal and gas in heavy industries. To be the cornerstone in green fuels for heavy-duty land transport, container vessels and aviation. And to be a source of global warming.

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