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Scientist working on the connection between energy and transport. 'It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.' - J.K.Rowling
Jan 31 12 tweets 5 min read
What is the future role of #hydrogen in road transport?
In a new comment in @NatureElectron I argue, that hydrogen is unlikely to play a major
role in sustainable road transport.
A thread on the arguments [1/n]

doi.org/10.1038/s41928… 1. Cars: Almost all car manufacturers gave up on fuel cell passenger cars as fast charging and cheap batteries make long-distance driving feasible with battery electric vehicles.
Aug 25, 2020 8 tweets 3 min read
Welche Politikmaßnahmen im Verkehr bringen wirklich starke CO2-Reduktion? Zu unserem neuen Paper in @NatureClimate gibt es eine deutsche Zusammenfassung als #policybrief:
isi.fraunhofer.de/content/dam/is… Image Kernergebnisse:
– Ordnungsrecht kann aufgrund der hohen Wirksamkeit und politischen Akzeptanz eine führende Rolle spielen.
– Quoten für emissionsfreie Fahrzeuge, Quoten für CO2-arme Kraftstoffe und CO2-Flottengrenzwerte bieten großes CO2-Minderungspotenzial. Image
Aug 24, 2020 6 tweets 2 min read
Interested in CO2 reduction policies for transport? Just out: our new review with @JonnAxsen @FraunhoferISI & Michael wolinetz on which policies really deliver! nature.com/articles/s4155… We review the scientific literature on evidence which policies can deliver deep CO2 mitigation Image