Hydrogen: the power for everyone
In this article, Jeremy Rifkin, president of the Foundation on Economic Trends in Washington D.C., describes why he thinks that we are at the dawn of a new economy powered by hydrogen. He says that while the fossil fuel era is entering its sunset years, a new energy regime is being born that has the potential to remake civilisation along radical lines.
He stresses that hydrogen could have a particularly important impact in the developing world, where lack of access to energy, especially electricity, is a key factor in perpetuating poverty. Now, on the cusp of the hydrogen age, Rifkin believes it is possible to establish a truly equitable sharing of the Earth's bounty.
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Source: The Guardian, 17 September 2002