Hydrogen would be wonderful as an energy intermediate, as long as it's not meant to be a transportation fuel. Christina, I also spent a good part of the 2000's working on hydrogen
. Funny how the hydrogen research bubble, a lesson in the dangers of letting the narrative get out of control (fuel cells mentioned in the state of the union address!), did accomplish one thing: it trained half a generation of energy scientists.
I think there's also a lesson in there about how to talk to science journalists, like how to keep the wizzbang under control
. Science journalism (i.e. communication) is simultaneously the most valuable resource of
and greatest danger to