Hydrogen has been one of those bright shiny ideas that has caught the fancy of technologists and politicians alike. Here was a clean fuel that you could get behind: the only emission it produces was good old H20 and major automotive companies and very smart academics were working on making it happen.
Events such as the 2006 World Cup and Super Bowl XL, as well as leisure destinations such as ski resorts, are beginning to market themselves as “carbon neutral”. This implies that the equivalent carbon released is offset through planting trees, investing in renewable energy sources or similar.
This week I finally got around to renting “Syriana” on DVD. “Syriana”, multiply nominated for the Oscars last year, is the latest movie by Stephen Gaghan, the writer/director of “Traffic” which was also recognized with numerous awards.