WATCH: Decarbonizing with Hydrogen: Challenges and Opportunities

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Replacing diesel trucks with hydrogen fuel cell trucks (which emit only water at the tailpipe) or other zero emission vehicles would lead to significant air quality improvements at transit centers. The port of Los Angeles invested in a demonstration of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and fueling stations in 2021. | Kevin Bergen

Toward a Disaster Resilient California:

Decarbonizing with Hydrogen:
Challenges and Opportunities

California has made significant strides in reducing its greenhouse gas emissions, but there remain many challenges to achieving carbon neutrality by 2045. Many experts believe that hydrogen could be key to decarbonizing hard-to-abate sectors like cement and steel production, agriculture, and heavy-duty transportation. As California seeks to decarbonize its economy, how can hydrogen help to meet our renewable goals?

Watch this CCST Expert Briefing to learn about the challenges and opportunities of hydrogen, featuring experts from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Stanford University, UC Davis, UC Irvine, and UC Riverside. Held May 25, 2022 in partnership with the Office of Senator Nancy Skinner.

Moderator:

Naomi Boness
Stanford University |  Stanford Hydrogen Initiative

Expert Panelists:

Lewis Fulton
UC Davis  |  Institute of Transportation Studies

Luca Mastropasqua
UC Irvine  |  National Fuel Cell Research Center

Arun Raju
UC Riverside  | Associate Director of Operations, Center for Environmental Research and Technology

Joshua White
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
 |  Atmospheric, Earth, and Energy Division

 

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