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Our climate emergency requires huge amounts of green hydrogen

Energy source provides unmatched potential to cut global emissions

| Australia
A liquefied hydrogen carrier transporting its first cargo from Australia extracted from brown coal is docked at Kobe Works yard in Kobe, western Japan, on Jan. 13: not all hydrogen is the same. (Photo by Naoki Hori)

Malcolm Turnbull was the 29th prime minister of Australia, from 2015 to 2018, and is the inaugural chair of the Green Hydrogen Organization (GH2). Andrew Forrest is the founding chair of Fortescue Metals Group and a founding member of the GH2 Board.

Only about 50% of the world's energy and products can be supplied by electricity connected to renewable energy or a battery. The rest requires another source that can supply energy anywhere and make things like steel and fertilizers.

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